housemate

noun house·mate \ ˈhau̇s-ˌmāt \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of housemate

:a person who lives in the same house with another

Examples of housemate in a Sentence

  1. In college, she lived in a house off campus with five housemates.

  2. The TV belongs to my housemate.

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First Known Use of housemate

1593


HOUSEMATE Defined for English Language Learners

housemate

noun

Definition of housemate for English Language Learners

  • : a person who lives in the same house with another person but is not a part of that person's family



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