bandmate

noun
band·​mate | \ ˈban(d)-ˌmāt How to pronounce bandmate (audio) \

Definition of bandmate

: a fellow member of a band

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As the video demonstrates, Jungkook weaves through his bandmates, landing a perfect touchdown. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "BTS's Jungkook Scored a Touchdown During the Group's Chicago Concert," 14 May 2019 But not all are as familiar with his bandmates, who have helped the singer rise to superstardom. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Wait, Who Else Besides Adam Levine Is in Maroon 5?," 20 Jan. 2019 Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott is heading back to work, and her husband-bandmate, Chris Tyrrell, will be holding down the fort with their three kids, including their newborn twins. Christie D'zurilla, latimes.com, "Neil Patrick Harris is a dorkier Disney fan than you ever realized," 12 Apr. 2018 The song is recorded on the tribute album by John Starling, a bandmate in the Seldom Scene who died in May. John Kelly, Washington Post, "Remembering John Duffey, who forged a new bluegrass in Washington," 30 July 2019 Throughout the session, the members’ bond is apparent, as the bandmates simultaneously poke fun at their quirks and cheering on one another. Tamar Herman, Billboard, "GOT7 Plays 'How Well Do You Know Your Bandmates?': Watch," 12 July 2019 She and some of her Warrior Pride bandmates, as well as faculty members and other adult leaders, sold snacks and drinks during the Sunday night show. David Anderson, baltimoresun.com, "Havre de Grace swings to blues and jazz with inaugural weekend festival," 12 June 2019 Some fans noticed that in the video, Harry raised an eyebrow after Liam completed his number and fist-bumped a bandmate. Allie Gemmill, Teen Vogue, "Liam Payne Shook the Queen’s Hand at the Commonwealth Day Service," 13 Mar. 2018 Syd Barrett, the group’s founding frontman, had parted ways with his bandmates in 1968, after his struggles with mental illness and drug use had made working with him almost impossible. Jason Heller, The Atlantic, "The Apollo 11 Mission Inspired Pink Floyd’s Most Overlooked Song," 20 July 2019

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First Known Use of bandmate

1821, in the meaning defined above

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