cabinmate

noun

cab·​in·​mate ˈka-bən-ˌmāt How to pronounce cabinmate (audio)
: 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, 22 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cabinmate was in 1623

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“Cabinmate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabinmate. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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