drift apart (third-person singular simple present drifts apart, present participle drifting apart, simple past and past participle drifted apart)
- (idiomatic, intransitive, of companions) To lose contact, to lose one's friendship or closeness.
- We used to be good friends but we dripted apart over the years.
- 1931, John Klenner, Just Friends
- To think of what we've been, and not to kiss again, seems like pretending it isn't ending, two friends drifting apart, two friends but one broken heart