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
Doctors and nurses work round-the-clock to give this baby and her roommates the best possible start.
Former owners Lisa Myers, who grew up in Nampa, her husband, Kevin, and Kevin’s college roommate Kirk Montgomery moved to Boise after college to open a coffee shop in Downtown.
Since graduating high school, she's lived on her own with a roommate in Venice Beach.
Who was his roommate and close friend in the 1970s?
His roommate was the late Maurice Lucas, who went on to glory with the Portland Trailblazers at the end of the 1970s.
The show, starring a gay man and his straight female roommate, at least partially managed to educate straight people on the idea that there's more than one type of gay person—albeit rich, white, affluent ones.
Suchyta, 21, and working as an administrative assistant/intern at Northwest Colorado Consultants, Inc., as well as a student at Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs, was eager to get out of the roommate situation at a local apartment complex.
For the first stunt, Roeschlein had to lie down in a glass box while covered in mealworms, snakes and scorpions as McNew was busy trying to find the key to free her teammate, who is also her roommate.
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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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