Definition of schoolmate in English:

schoolmate

Line breaks: school|mate
Pronunciation: /ˈskuːlmeɪt
 
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noun

informal
A person who attends or attended the same school as oneself: she was teased by her schoolmates I ran into an old schoolmate of mine
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  • My classmates and schoolmates shunned me in school for causing my mother's and my cousin's death.
  • By the time he graduated from high school his schoolmates had voted him ‘person most likely to succeed’.
  • I met more of my future classmates and schoolmates, and a couple of James and Madison's friends.

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