Definition of roommate
: one of two or more persons sharing the same room or living quarters —called also room*ie \ˈrü-mē, ˈru̇-\
Recent Examples of roommate from the Web
His roommate, Jeremy Basdeo, walked in on the startling aftermath.
A first-year Miami teacher sharing a two-bedroom apartment with a roommate might spend 36 percent of his or her salary on housing, Apartment List found, which is already above the 30 percent benchmark experts recommend as a maximum for rent.
One person who could enlighten us on what Cathy did or didn’t do in an effort to stop Maskell is Sister Russell, Cathy’s roommate in that Carriage House apartment.
The victim, 50, was found by her roommate in their home in the 12000 block of Fourth Avenue West, south of Everett.
Right now, Barnett and third-round corner Rasul Douglas are roommates at the hotel where the Eagles stash rookies.
Quantrill and Lauer met in San Diego shortly after they were drafted and were roommates in the instructional league last summer.
A good portion of the interns on the Hill, their parents were roommates, neighbors, or knew someone, like the chief of staff or even the member themselves.
Neither does my roommate’s, my neighbor’s or my Pilates instructor’s.
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First Known Use of roommate
ROOMMATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of roommate for English Language Learners
: a person who shares a room, apartment, or house with someone else
ROOMMATE Defined for Kids
Definition of roommate for Students
: one of two or more people sharing a room or dwelling
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