- a member of the same class at a school or college.
Origin of classmate
Related Words for classmatecomrade, acquaintance, buddy, companion, bride, roommate, schoolmate, spouse, coworker, playmate, classmate, chum, colleague, associate, partner, cousin, ally, sidekick, concomitant, helper
Examples from the Web for classmate
Contemporary Examples of classmate
I noticed a picture of her daughter, who was my classmate, and out of curiosity visited her page.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West
IranWire, Shima Sharabi
January 1, 2015
In 1950, Serna earned his Ph.D. from the University of Havana, where he had befriended a classmate named Fidel Castro.Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro
December 24, 2014
It began when a classmate raised her hand and stated that she was confused about the facts of the case.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist
December 9, 2014
Tim Belusko, a classmate who Fishel would eventually marry, however, was not one of them.'Boy Meets World' Star Danielle Fishel Is OK with Being Topanga Forever
September 11, 2014
Yes, you may remember that in the book, Jonas does feel “stirrings” for his classmate Fiona.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans
August 15, 2014
Historical Examples of classmate
He knew that his wife was a classmate of Mrs. Smith, and "put this and that together."Whittier-land
Samuel T. Pickard
Her eyes had been opened to these things by Radbourn, a classmate at the Seminary.Other Main-Travelled Roads
"You fellows have missed a heap of fun," whispered a classmate.Under Fire
And then came his classmate's answer—one that Bucketts long remembered.
But Willett was his classmate, and, outwardly, they were friends.
- a friend or contemporary of the same class in a school, college, etc