a person who shares sleeping quarters with another, especially one who sleeps in a neighboring bed.
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How to use bunkmate in a sentence
I got to be co-counselors with my close friend, who was a former bunkmate.
They told guards they needed Tylenol for their fevers and wanted the bunkmates who were coughing in their faces to be moved.
Hill began coughing uncontrollably, according to his family and bunkmate, and was taken to the hospital with shortness of breath.
"Pretty near two months' wages gone for a box, but what's expense when we're planting Jim," weepingly commented his bunkmate.The Lumberjack Sky Pilot | Thomas D. Whittles