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
Recent Examples of bedfellow from the Web
Swayze—who played football as a teenager but also studied classical ballet, bedfellows that aren’t really strange at all—is all muscle and heart.
The tight Bay Area funk of Con Brio and the gritty rock of New York's the London Souls may seem like strange bedfellows, but the two will mine common ground on an upcoming joint tour and a new split 7-inch single premiering exclusively below.
Still, the report has new and revealing information, including some unexpected bedfellows.
That viewpoint makes the populist Bannon an unlikely bedfellow of the traditionally pro-regulation European Union.
Forget those strange bedfellows who have been rumored to buy the team.
Strange bedfellows: Orlando lawyer John Morgan (pictured) was the money behind the constitutional amendment that legalized medical marijuana in the state.
As in politics, where today’s disgraced pol was yesterday’s rising star, fashion makes for strange bedfellows.
Maduro's financial desperation is making bizarre bedfellows of Venezuela’s revolutionaries and some of global capitalism’s most prominent brands — including Goldman Sachs.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bedfellow.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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
BEDFELLOW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bedfellow for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that is associated or connected with another
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up bedfellow? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).