Definition of castmate in English:



  • A fellow member of the cast of a play, film, or television programme.

    ‘the actor and his castmates have already done read-throughs and are due to start shooting in January’
    • ‘She stared at her castmate for several seconds, stunned.’
    • ‘They had fond memories of working with Hitchcock and both spoke warmly of their castmate Robert Walker, who died shortly after the film's release in 1951.’
    • ‘He was trying hard not to look like a guy who was having an affair with a castmate.’
    • ‘Her former castmate and boyfriend was rushing to the stricken star's side.’
    • ‘A few feet away, her friend and castmate was applying makeup, and outside their door, a couple of boys were sacked out on a couch, studying notes in binders.’