helpmate


helpmate

noun

Definition of HELPMATE

1
a person who helps a more skilled person <after several years as a photographer's helpmate, the young man decided to pursue his own ambitions in commercial photography>
2
the female partner in a marriage <the man and his helpmate of 50 years decided that it was high time they took a trip around the world together>
Synonyms helpmate, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wifey, woman [chiefly dialect]

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