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bedmate

[bed-meyt]
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noun
  1. bedfellow(def 1).
  2. one's husband, wife, or lover.
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Origin of bedmate

First recorded in 1575–85; bed + mate1
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Related Words for bedmate

comrade, acquaintance, buddy, companion, bride, roommate, schoolmate, spouse, coworker, playmate, classmate, sweetheart, paramour, concubine, girlfriend, prostitute, colleague, sidekick, concomitant, helper

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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