Definition of Bunkmate

1. Noun. Someone who occupies the same sleeping quarters as yourself.

Generic synonyms: Acquaintance, Friend



Definition of Bunkmate

1. Noun. One who sleeps in the same area as (an)other(s). ¹

2. Noun. Especially one who shares a bunkbed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bunkmate

1. a person with whom sleeping quarters are shared [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunkmate

bunkbed
bunkbeds
bunked
bunker
bunker mentality
bunkered
bunkering
bunkerings
bunkerlike
bunkers
bunkhouse
bunkhouses
bunkie
bunkies
bunking
bunkmate (current term)
bunkmates
bunko
bunko game
bunkoed
bunkoing
bunkos
bunkroom
bunkrooms
bunks
bunkside
bunkum
bunkums
bunky
bunless

Literary usage of Bunkmate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surviving Twilight: A Soldier's Chronicle of Daily Life in Iraq by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"Well, one ofthe soldiers switched from talking to one ofhis fellow battalion members to my bunkmate, but didn't switch out of his Spanish-speaking mode. ..."

2. Outdoor Relief in Missouri: A Study of Its Administration by County Officials by Riley, Thomas J., 1971- (1915)
"The indications were that disgust at a loathsome bunkmate caused him to end his life by suicide in the poorhouse well. * Report of State Board, 1909-10, p. ..."

3. The Elmira Prison Camp: A History of the Military Prison at Elmira, N.Y by Clayton Wood Holmes (1912)
"My bunkmate was William Fleming Baxter; we had been chums in the Old Capitol. He was a young Virginian from Richmond. His father was Judge Sidney Baxter, ..."

4. The Thirty-ninth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865 by Alfred Seelye Roe (1914)
"... in getting out of the confusion, free: "I was acting First Sergeant of Company K. Corporal SA McFeeley was my bunkmate, and was one of the color guard. ..."

5. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"... swamp fever during nearly the entire months of December and January, when many hundreds of the prisoners died from the same disease, his own bunkmate. ..."

6. Biographical History of North Carolina from Colonial Times to the Present by Samuel A'Court Ashe (1906)
"... and later he was transferred to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, where his kinsman, Colonel Thomas S. Kenan, was his bunkmate for thirteen months. ..."

7. Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, 1660-1916 by James Sprunt (1916)
"He was transferred to Johnson's Island, Lake Erie, where for thirteen months Colonel Kenan was his bunkmate. Their sufferings here during the winter were ..."

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