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 Trejo and Rouhselang were classmates at Mishawaka High School. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, "Indiana Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing Pregnant Cheerleader Girlfriend, 17: 'I Took Her Life'," 31 Oct. 2019 Wochit A Mishawaka teen pleaded guilty Wednesday in the stabbing and strangulation death of a pregnant high school classmate. Vic Ryckaert, Indianapolis Star, "Mishawaka teen pleads guilty in murder of classmate who was pregnant," 30 Oct. 2019 Kornbluh and Fischer met as classmates at Sands Montessori and Walnut Hills High School. Madeline Mitchell, Cincinnati.com, "New Northside bookstore won't have something for everyone, but perhaps 'everything for someone'," 29 Oct. 2019 Payton Leutner was stabbed by two 12-year-old classmates at a Waukesha park in 2014. Faith Karimi, CNN, "A Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times after a slumber party shares her story," 25 Oct. 2019 Their claims joined a 2014 blog post from a former graduate-school classmate of deGrasse Tyson's, who claimed he had drugged and raped her. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, "Stephen Colbert Probes Misconduct Allegations With Neil deGrasse Tyson on 'Late Show'," 8 Oct. 2019 Authorities went to Lisa and Christopher Stowe’s home in March 2018 after it was reported that their 13-year-old son had threatened to kill a classmate at the Academy for Sciences & Agriculture in Vadnais Heights. Sarah Horner, Twin Cities, "Vadnais Heights woman gets probation for careless storage of firearms. Case began after son’s reported threats.," 4 Oct. 2019 Jerry was introduced in season 4 as a conspiracy theorist and high school classmate of Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim), later being hired by the team as a consultant, while retaining his passion for conspiracy theories. Tyler Aquilina, EW.com, "Lost star Jorge Garcia exits Hawaii Five-0," 28 Sep. 2019 Shawn Goyal and his classmates at Altamont Upper School in Birmingham were discussing the plight of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands after Hurricane Maria hit in 2017. al, "Alabama Eagle Scout brings fresh water to hurricane victims," 22 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of classmate

1713, in the meaning defined above

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classmate

noun
How to pronounce classmate (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of classmate

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

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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