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helpmeet

noun help·meet \-ˌmēt\

Definition of HELPMEET

:  helpmate

Examples of HELPMEET

  1. <exasperated, the army surgeon requested a helpmeet who wouldn't faint at the sight of blood>
  2. <chose for his helpmeet a woman who could share his passion for rock climbing>

Origin of HELPMEET

2help + meet, adjective
First Known Use: 1673

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