Examples of bedfellow in a Sentence
a child-welfare cause that has made bedfellows of activists who are normally on opposite ends of the political spectrum
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Jenkins, who previously played bass and sang behind Eleanor Friedberger, moves easily between elements that would seem strange bedfellows, evoking early Rosanne Cash as much as Julee Cruise.
Still, the two groups remain uncomfortable bedfellows despite their formal alliance.
Curbing new gambling operations means less competition for existing ones, making for strange bedfellows.
The Syrian civil war has produced many strange bedfellows.
Such an alliance would enjoy a healthy majority in parliament -- but the Greens, with strong anti-corporatist elements, and the pro-business FDP are uneasy bedfellows.
But in this case, even the endorsements are conflicting and confusing, making for strange bedfellows.
The initiative has created strange bedfellows on both sides, with typically partisan rivals joining forces.
However, on current polling English would also need to court 72-year-old Peters, a notoriously difficult bedfellow who can be expected to seek ministerial positions and policy concessions in return for his support.
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First Known Use of bedfellow
Synonymsabettor (also abetter), backer, ally, confederate, fellow traveler, supporter, sympathizer
Related Wordsempathizer, well-wisher; accessory (also accessary), accomplice, coalitionist, collaborationist, collaborator; adjunct, assistant, coadjutor, helper; associate, cohort, colleague, fellow, partner; buddy, chum, companion, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, mate, pal
Near Antonymsbelittler, detractor; adversary, enemy, foe, opponent
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