/ (kəʊˈtɛmpərərɪ) /
Save This Word!
a variant of contemporary
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby cotemporary
coteach, Côte d'Azur, Côte d'Ivoire, Côte-d'Or, cotehardie, cotemporary, cotenant, Cotentin, coterie, coterminous, Côtes-d'Armor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use cotemporary in a sentence
His Almanac was preferred to that of Leadbeater, or any other calculator cotemporary with himself.
Rhode Island is almost destroyed by the small-pox, says a cotemporary letter.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
We wish we could do that; but our cotemporary has already engaged the only editor we know of who can.The Unpopular Review Vol. I|Various
The Annals of Ulster are cotemporary authority for the event.Dean of Lismore's Book|Various
Foxs eloquence was even then remarkable, and he had no cotemporary so erudite in knowledge, none so elegant in mirth.Rowlandson's Oxford|A. Hamilton Gibbs