1A person of equal rank, status, or ability: he was better versed in his profession than his compeers
More example sentences
- He remained distant from his compeers on stage, thus condemning Barrit's Falstaff to an early acceptance of impending rejection and robbing their final confrontation of emotional power.
late Middle English: from Old French comper, from com- 'with' + per, from Latin par 'equal' (compare with peer2).
Definition of compeer in:
- The US English dictionary