[ mey-tee ]
/ ˈmeɪ ti /
adjective Chiefly British Informal.
sociable; friendly: a matey chat.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mateymate·y·ness, mat·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for matiness
friendly or intimate; on good terms
friend or fellow: usually used in direct address
Derived forms of mateymateyness or matiness, noun
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