play·​fel·​low ˈplā-ˌfe-(ˌ)lō How to pronounce playfellow (audio)

Examples of playfellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web De La Warr — whose father was a childhood playfellow of Milne’s son Christopher Robin, the inspiration of the Winnie the Pooh stories — owns Buckhurst Park in East Sussex, which contains the forest known as the Hundred Acre Wood featured in the beloved children’s tales. Téa Kvetenadze, Forbes, 7 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1535, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of playfellow was circa 1535

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“Playfellow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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play·​fel·​low ˈplā-ˌfel-ō How to pronounce playfellow (audio)

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