Definition of classmate in English:


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  • A fellow member of a class at school or college.

    ‘As a college student, he was always willing to help fellow classmates get through their exams.’
    • ‘You were a shy man, and only met my mother, a college classmate, when you tried to sell her a slide-rule.’
    • ‘Since there are so few of them, they tend to know their brethren on other teams as they would a college classmate.’
    • ‘She continued on despite the obvious lack of attention in my fellow classmates.’
    • ‘The students must also write a essay about a section of the bill of rights and also conduct a formal debate against fellow classmates.’
    • ‘During the rest of the class time they sat next to each other watching their fellow classmate's scenes.’
    • ‘One of the men she met was a former high school classmate who left school early.’
    • ‘He didn't need to listen to his college classmates ask the professor pointless questions.’
    • ‘The problem is that most of my male classmates have become very judgmental towards my dressing style.’
    • ‘I was invited to a house party by a female Canadian classmate.’
    • ‘When they looked up from their guitars, they saw the smiling, admiring faces of their grade seven classmates.’
    • ‘Notably, parental monitoring and classmate support reduced runaway risk and friend relationship increased it.’
    • ‘In silence, both girls finish getting dressed and go outside to join their classmates.’
    • ‘Joshua decided he wanted to join his classmates for a spot of gymnastics.’
    • ‘All eyes were on her as several of her classmates snickered.’
    • ‘She jumped in surprise and heard her classmates snickering.’
    • ‘He was explaining photosynthesis to kindergarten classmates at 5.’
    • ‘The custom ranges from puppy love cards given to kindergarten classmates to diamond earrings presented by husbands to their wives.’
    • ‘Two of my son's classmates lost their parents.’
    • ‘Her classmates taunt and tease her but eventually she becomes a major celebrity.’
    companion, boon companion, bosom friend, best friend, close friend, intimate, confidante, confidant, familiar, soul mate, alter ego, second self, shadow, playmate, playfellow, classmate, schoolmate, workmate, ally, comrade, associate



/ˈklasˌmāt/ /ˈklæsˌmeɪt/