Definition: A frenemy is someone who pretends to be a friend, but is really an enemy. The term is a combination of the words friend and enemy. Tween movies, literature, and television shows are peppered with the term frenemy, and it is commonly used by tweens and teens to describe a peer. A group of frenemies may be referred to as Mean Girls. A frenemy should not be mistaken for a BFF, which stands for Best Friends Forever. A BFF is a true friend, whereas a frenemy is not.
Also Known As: Mean Girls, Divas, Gossip Girls, Poison Pals