seatmate

noun seat·mate \ ˈsēt-ˌmāt \

Definition of seatmate

:one with whom one shares a seat (as in a vehicle with double or paired seats)

Examples of seatmate in a Sentence

  1. My seatmate on the flight to Rome was very friendly.

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First Known Use of seatmate

1859


SEATMATE Defined for English Language Learners

seatmate

noun

Definition of seatmate for English Language Learners

  • : a person who sits next to you on a bus, airplane, etc.


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