Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person who shares a house with others.
- 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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