classmate

noun
class·​mate | \ ˈklas-ˌmāt How to pronounce classmate (audio) \

Definition of classmate

: a member of the same class in a school or college

Examples of classmate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During a unit on entrepreneurship, Ty worked with a classmate to create a pizza food truck business. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Feb. 2022 To cut down on the time out of school, the system is trying out a separate program that allows students exposed to the coronavirus through close contact with a classmate to frequently test at school. Washington Post, 9 Feb. 2022 Sanjeevi worked with the classmate in a professor’s lab and as a teaching assistant. Courtney Tanner, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Feb. 2022 McMahan managed to break away and left with a male classmate. David Jesse, Detroit Free Press, 1 Feb. 2022 Rosie Nguyen, a 24-year-old Wharton grad, recalled an experience discussing her scholarship with a classmate. Malaika Jabali, Essence, 21 Jan. 2022 Hundreds of schools have adopted test-to-stay policies for students who have had contact with an infected classmate. Carolyn Thompson, ajc, 2 Jan. 2022 Hundreds of schools have adopted test-to-stay policies for students who have had contact with an infected classmate. Carolyn Thompson, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Jan. 2022 He is charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder with a classmate, also 16. NBC News, 29 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of classmate

1713, in the meaning defined above

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“Classmate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/classmate. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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classmate

noun
class·​mate | \ ˈklas-ˌmāt How to pronounce classmate (audio) \

Kids Definition of classmate

: a member of the same class in a school or college

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