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seatmate

[ seet-meyt ]
/ ˈsitˌmeɪt /
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noun
a person who shares a seat or occupies the seat next to oneself on a bus, plane, etc.
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Origin of seatmate

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; seat + mate1
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