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helpmeet

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noun help·meet \-ˌmēt\

Definition of helpmeet



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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