mateship

noun mate·ship \ ˈmātˌship \

Definition of mateship

plural -s
1 :the quality or state of being a mate; especially :fellowship
  • manliness and mateship in the face of terrible danger
  • —Leslie Rees
2 :an Australian code of conduct that emphasizes egalitarianism and fellowship

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Origin and Etymology of mateship

5mate + -ship


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