cab·​in·​mate | \ ˈka-bən-ˌmāt How to pronounce cabinmate (audio) \

Definition of cabinmate

: one of two or more persons sharing the same cabin

Examples of cabinmate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was Grae Smith, a 13-year-old transgender boy, clambering hand over hand up a ropes course to the cheers of his cabinmates 10 feet below. Dan Levin, New York Times, "In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’," 22 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of cabinmate

1623, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabinmate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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