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matey

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adjective mat·ey \ˈmā-tē\

Definition of matey

chiefly British

  1. :  companionable

mateyness

play \-nəs\ noun chiefly British


Examples of matey in a sentence

  1. a boss who is matey with his staff

  2. <the pub keeper adopted a matey tone with me, as if he were my dearest chum>



1915

First Known Use of matey

1915


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