Examples of helpmate in a Sentence
after several years as a photographer's helpmate, the young man decided to pursue his own ambitions in commercial photography
the man and his helpmate of 50 years decided that it was high time they took a trip around the world together
Recent Examples of helpmate from the Web
Try to have someone come with you or meet you at the E.R. who can serve as your advocate and helpmate.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make a grueling task much simpler by taking on a helpmate.
But his biggest loss was that of his beloved wife and helpmate, Raisa, who died of leukaemia in 1999.
No vehicular helpmate is ever quite as there for you.
Tucci is a fine actor, but he is stuck with the part that more often goes to women in film; he is cast as the loving and frustrated helpmate who simply isn’t given enough material to create a substantial character.
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Origin and Etymology of helpmate
First Known Use: 1696See Words from the same year
Synonymsadjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helper, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekick
Related Wordsattendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp
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