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[bed-meyt] /ˈbɛdˌmeɪt/
bedfellow (def 1).
one's husband, wife, or lover.
Origin of bedmate
First recorded in 1575-85; bed + mate1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • If any did this thing, it was Groa the Witch, thy Finnish bedmate.

    Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard
  • On waking up in the night I found my bedmate tampering with me.

  • If he haled his bedmate to justice and the real Bransford got away—that would be a nice predicament for an ambitious young man!

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • But on my inquiring as to the cause of our friend's condition, my bedmate pretended to be asleep.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable

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