bedmate

noun
bed·​mate | \ ˈbed-ˌmāt How to pronounce bedmate (audio) \

Definition of bedmate

: one who shares one's bed especially : a sexual partner

Examples of bedmate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019 But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019 The truth was, having a bedmate made my insomnia worse. Laura Richards, Glamour, "‘My Insomnia Almost Killed Me’," 12 Mar. 2020 But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019 But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019 But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019 But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019 But in some ways, the effects of these glowing bedmates seem to be a bit more pernicious. Brian Fagan, Quartzy, "The bizarre 77,000-year history of beds," 4 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of bedmate

1582, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bedmate was in 1582

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“Bedmate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedmate. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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