band·​mate ˈban(d)-ˌmāt How to pronounce bandmate (audio)
: a fellow member of a band

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web According to Chuck's bandmate Jesse Miller, Lotus had just finished a 25-city tour. Peter Charalambous, ABC News, 21 Mar. 2023 Daisy Jones, the titular rock heroine of Daisy Jones & The Six, isn't always a reliable bandmate. Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 10 Mar. 2023 Related Following the news, Artimus Pyle, who drummed for the rock band during the 1970’s, paid tribute to his late bandmate. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 6 Mar. 2023 Among the fine cast of supporting players, Alexis Arquette grabs some laughs as Sandler’s Boy George-wannabe bandmate, and Allen Covert and Christine Taylor score points as supportive best friends. Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Feb. 2023 The new journey is fatherhood, according to the bandmate. Vulture, 24 Jan. 2023 Legendary rocker Neil Young has paid tribute to former Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young bandmate David Crosby. Alli Rosenbloom, CNN, 20 Jan. 2023 Later on Thursday, Stephen Stills shared a statement remembering his late bandmate. Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 19 Jan. 2023 On Wednesday, former Screaming Trees drummer Mark Pickerel honored his bandmate on Twitter. Alexandra Del Rosariostaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 18 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bandmate was in 1821

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“Bandmate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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band·​mate ˈban(d)-ˌmāt How to pronounce bandmate (audio)
: a fellow member of a band
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