schoolmate

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noun school·mate \-ˌmāt\

Definition of schoolmate

  1. :  a companion at school

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First Known Use of schoolmate

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SCHOOLMATE Defined for English Language Learners

schoolmate

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Definition of schoolmate for English Language Learners

  • : someone who goes to or went to the same school as you


SCHOOLMATE Defined for Kids

schoolmate

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noun school·mate \ˈskül-ˌmāt\

Definition of schoolmate for Students

  1. :  a fellow student



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