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shipmate Line breaks: ship|mate
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpmeɪt/

Definition of shipmate in English:


A fellow member of a ship’s crew.
Example sentences
  • Already seen as shipmates by Wasp crew members, they will soon be American citizens.
  • A fellow shipmate, good sailor, good man, good friend.
  • They had saved their ship and saved their shipmates, he told them.
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