Definition of housemate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊsmeɪt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A person who shares a house with others.
Example sentences
  • Stu enters and makes some snide comment about the intimacy that his housemates share.
  • Failing to win the support of his housemates, Mike descends from the roof, giving Clair a nasty shock in the process.
  • He remains with the six other housemates for at least another week.

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