noun, plural mate·ys.Chiefly British Informal.
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Definition for matey (2 of 2)
adjective Chiefly British Informal.
OTHER WORDS FROM mateymate·y·ness, mat·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for matey
"That makes all the more reason for us lookin' out for things, matey," he went on, almost in a whisper.A Man to His Mate|J. Allan Dunn
What was worse, Matey examined these two, in the interests of fair play, as if he doubted.
"You're on the wrong tack, matey," said the man in the bunk.Frontier Boys on the Coast|Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
Somewhere, they wee sure, old Matey was hammering to the same end—they could hear him.
At once her stroke was renewed vigorously; she had the foot of her pursuer, and she called, 'Adieu, Matey Weyburn!'