bedfellow

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noun bed·fel·low \-ˌfe-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of bedfellow

  1. 1 :  one who shares a bed with another

  2. 2 :  associate, ally political bedfellows

Examples of bedfellow in a sentence

  1. a child-welfare cause that has made bedfellows of activists who are normally on opposite ends of the political spectrum

15th Century

First Known Use of bedfellow

15th century


BEDFELLOW Defined for English Language Learners

bedfellow

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noun bed·fel·low \-ˌfe-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of bedfellow for English Language Learners

  • : a person or thing that is associated or connected with another



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