Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.
An acquaintance is someone we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It's one of the curses of London.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.