Synonyms and Antonyms of helpmate
1 a person who helps a more skilled person after several years as a photographer's helpmate, the young man decided to pursue his own ambitions in commercial photography Synonyms adjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helper, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekickRelated Words attendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp
2 the female partner in a marriage the man and his helpmate of 50 years decided that it was high time they took a trip around the world together Synonyms wife, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wifey, woman [chiefly dialect]Related Words bride; better half, companion, consort, mate, partner, significant other, soul mate, spouse; dowager, matron; hausfrau, homemaker, housekeeper, housewife, stay-at-home; widow
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