crew·​mate | \ ˈkrü-ˌmāt How to pronounce crewmate (audio) \

Definition of crewmate

: a fellow crewman

Examples of crewmate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Less than a month after returning from the edge of space with crewmate William Shatner, space passenger Glen M. de Vries has died in a plane crash in northern New Jersey, said state police. Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2021 Claude Tristam and crewmate Anabelle Goulart, of Belle Isle, who took second place with her 5.96-pound mutton snapper catch. Emmett Hall,, 9 Sep. 2021 Bezos, reduced to an also-ran in the billionaire-in-space rivalry, is trying to seize center stage by including Wally Funk, one of 13 women selected as the nation’s first female astronauts for Project Mercury, as a crewmate. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2021 Packard was pulled out of the water by a crewmate, rushed ashore, and taken to a nearby hospital. Evan Simko-bednarski, CNN, 11 June 2021 In 1966, Collins and his Gemini 10 crewmate John Young rode a Titan II rocket into orbit to test something that would become an important part of future lunar missions: docking two spacecraft together in orbit. Kiona N. Smith, Forbes, 28 Apr. 2021 Bill Smith was charged with seaman’s manslaughter in connection with the 2015 death of a crewmate who jumped overboard after the two had been in a fight, according to the paper. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 27 Mar. 2021 His crewmate Gerrit de Veer published a book telling the story. Michael O’donnell, WSJ, 24 Dec. 2020 The driver yelled the evacuation order out the window and honked, but Jones and her crewmate could not hear. Matthias Gafni,, 25 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of crewmate

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Crewmate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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