soul mate

or soul·mate


a person with whom one has a strong affinity, shared values and tastes, and often a romantic bond: I married my soul mate; you don't get much luckier than that.

Origin of soul mate

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for soul mate

confidante, companion, friend, helpmate, lover, partner

Examples from the Web for soul mate

Historical Examples of soul mate

  • I have been looking for you for years and years and I have found you at last, my soul-mate.

    The Girl on the Boat

    Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

  • "She was my soul-mate," proceeded Eustace with quiet determination.

    The Girl on the Boat

    Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

  • In his wife he found, at the same time, a true helpmate and soul-mate.


    Samuel Smiles

  • She made a few large eyes at you; you thought at once that you saw your soul-mate.


    Clement Wood

  • Had Jimmy any doubt of who his soul-mate was, before, that talk settled it.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

British Dictionary definitions for soul mate

soul mate


a person for whom one has a deep affinity, esp a lover, wife, husband, etc
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