What Makes Up the Name: friend + enemy
Having frenemies is stupid. Have enemies, have friends, but who needs frenemies when you can just say "colleagues" like every one else. Sorry, we don't mean that that happens at Complex, we're just cranky. It's time to eat something.
Origin: Again, according to Wikipedia, it was first used as early as 1953, but it's become much more popular since the early aughts to describe catty politcking on reality shows.