Definition of Roommate

1. Noun. An associate who shares a room with you.

Exact synonyms: Roomie, Roomy
Generic synonyms: Friend



Definition of Roommate

1. n. One of twe or more occupying the same room or rooms; one who shares the occupancy of a room or rooms; a chum.

Definition of Roommate

1. Noun. A person with whom one shares a room, as at university etc. ¹

2. Noun. (context: US, CA) A person with whom one shares an apartment or house (UK: flatmate or housemate). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roommate

1. one with whom a room is shared [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roommate

roomful
roomfuls
roomie
roomier
roomies
roomiest
roomily
roominess
roominesses
rooming
rooming-in care
rooming house
rooming houses
roomless
roomlike
roommate (current term)
roommatehood
roommates
roommateship
rooms
roomsful
roomsome
roomth
roomthy
roomwise
roomy
roon
roons
roop
rooped

Literary usage of Roommate

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1. The Yale Record Book of Verse, 1872-1922, by Yale Record (1922)
"Ballade of My roommate. JSR I had a coat. It was of the best, Beautifully fashioned ... I cannot find the thing anywhere— My roommate stole it away from me! ..."

2. Southern Writers: Biographical and Critical Studies by William Malone Baskervill (1896)
"His classmate and roommate in the Junior year, Mr. TF Newell, vividly describes this period : " I can recall my association with him with sweetest pleasure, ..."

3. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"He mentioned John's name, knowing that Weichmann, his roommate, will show the telegram to John, and therefore he says to Weichmann, "Tell John to telegraph ..."

4. My Maiden Effort: Being the Personal Confessions of Well-known American by Authors' League of America (1921)
"It is mid- afternoon and my roommate and I sit by an open window gazing moodily ... roommate: Why don't you go to work? Myself: You know darned well I've ..."

5. My Maiden Effort: Being the Personal Confessions of Well-known American by Authors' League of America (1921)
"It is mid- afternoon and my roommate and I sit by an open window gazing moodily ... roommate: Why don't you go to work? Myself: You know darned well I've ..."

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