schoolmate

[ skool-meyt ]
/ ˈskulˌmeɪt /

noun

a companion or associate at school.

Nearby words

  1. schooling,
  2. schoolma'am,
  3. schoolman,
  4. schoolmarm,
  5. schoolmaster,
  6. schoolmistress,
  7. schoolroom,
  8. schools,
  9. schoolteacher,
  10. schoolteacherish

Origin of schoolmate

First recorded in 1555–65; school1 + mate1

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British Dictionary definitions for schoolmate

schoolmate

schoolfellow

/ (ˈskuːlˌmeɪt) /

noun

a companion at school; fellow pupil
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