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matey

matey

adjective mat·ey \ˈmā-tē\

Definition of MATEY

chiefly British
mat·ey·ness \-nəs\ noun, chiefly British

Examples of MATEY

  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>

First Known Use of MATEY

1915

Rhymes with MATEY

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