constant companion


: a person or animal that has been with someone most of the time
The old dog had been her constant companion for over 12 years.

Examples of constant companion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Except for one constant companion: As a reward for throwing herself so deeply into work, Taylor-Joy adopted a fluffy Ragdoll cat named Kitsune. Ramin Setoodeh, Variety, 7 May 2024 As Earth's constant companion traverses through its shadowy journey, lunar eclipses offer a display of cosmic choreography. The Arizona Republic, 26 Mar. 2024 Mizuhara has been a constant companion of the extremely private Ohtani throughout the player’s MLB career. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 20 Mar. 2024 The cause was respiratory failure, said her sister Joyce Ladner, a constant companion in her activism and former interim president of Howard University. Emily Langer, Washington Post, 13 Mar. 2024 Suddenly, news became a constant companion of the listener, and the battles and debates of war were being brought right into the listeners’ living rooms. Bill Fischer, Forbes, 18 Feb. 2024 His constant companion – in the car or at home – was the radio. Tom Hallman, oregonlive, 17 Sep. 2023 The cup was her constant companion for the last few months. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2023 Flannery’s first manager, Roger Craig, told him to focus on baseball rather than playing the guitar, but the instrument remained his constant companion. Scott Miller, New York Times, 14 Sep. 2023

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“Constant companion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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