[ stey-buh l-meyt ]
/ ˈsteɪ bəlˌmeɪt /


a horse sharing a stable with another.
one of several horses owned by the same person.
Informal. a person or thing originating from or belonging to the same establishment, field, etc., as another.

Nearby words

  1. stable isotope,
  2. stable lad,
  3. stableboy,
  4. stableford,
  5. stableman,
  6. stabler,
  7. stabling,
  8. stablish,
  9. stabroek,
  10. stacc.

Origin of stablemate

First recorded in 1925–30; stable1 + mate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019