Southwest a close friend; buddy
Origin of compadreSp, friend, literally , godfather from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin compater: see compère
nounChiefly Southwestern US
A close friend or associate; a companion.
Origin of compadreSpanish joint father, godfather, friend from Medieval Latin compater joint priest, godfather Latin com- com- Latin pater father ; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.