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

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The latest claim in the Times is similar to one offered during Kavanaugh's confirmation process by Deborah Ramirez, a Yale classmate who claimed Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a drunken party. Lisa Mascaro, Fortune, "Why New Brett Kavanaugh Allegation Is Unlikely to Prompt Impeachment," 16 Sep. 2019 The allegation in the book hinged on the recollection of a Yale classmate who The Times reported contacted the FBI and lawmakers during Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing. Oliver Darcy, CNN, "New York Times' botched Kavanaugh story the latest in series of blunders from Opinion section," 16 Sep. 2019 The latest claim mirrors one offered during his confirmation process by Deborah Ramirez, a Yale classmate who claimed Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a drunken party. chicagotribune.com, "Trump dismisses new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh as ‘lies,’ while some 2020 Democratic candidates call for justice’s impeachment," 15 Sep. 2019 The little boy who stole viewers’ hearts with his sweet crush on a classmate was played by actor Thomas Brodie-Sangster, who is now 29. Ale Russian, PEOPLE.com, "Love, Actually Star Thomas Brodie-Sangster Is All Grown up — See Him Out with Girlfriend," 12 Sep. 2019 The owner suspected a former classmate was responsible. John Benson, cleveland.com, "Broadview Heights woman finds animal feces, maple syrup, eggs and powdered sugar on Jeep: Brecksville Police Blotter," 11 Sep. 2019 The victim was a former classmate of Quiñonez and played football at Sacred Heart Cathedral Prepatory high school. Evan Sernoffsky, SFChronicle.com, "SF couple shot: ‘I feel sad that my daughter had to lose the love of her life’," 10 Sep. 2019 Sheriff’s deputies met with a 15-year-old student Monday after a classmate reported the boy had made a threat in a West Hill High classroom earlier in the day. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Sheriff’s deputies talk to West Hills High student after threat reported," 27 Aug. 2019 Quigley, whom Rabinowitz had met as a classmate, had been working on a groundbreaking jaguar survey and asked Rabinowitz to conduct research in a remote mountain range in south-central Belize. Steve Winter, National Geographic, "The struggle to protect a vital jaguar corridor," 21 Aug. 2019

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1713, in the meaning defined above

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classmate

noun

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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