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A fellow member of a class at school, college, or university.
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, associateView synonyms
- ‘All eyes were on her as several of her classmates snickered.’
- ‘The problem is that most of my male classmates have become very judgmental towards my dressing style.’
- ‘The students must also write a essay about a section of the bill of rights and also conduct a formal debate against fellow classmates.’
- ‘When they looked up from their guitars, they saw the smiling, admiring faces of their grade seven classmates.’
- ‘She jumped in surprise and heard her classmates snickering.’
- ‘The custom ranges from puppy love cards given to kindergarten classmates to diamond earrings presented by husbands to their wives.’
- ‘You were a shy man, and only met my mother, a college classmate, when you tried to sell her a slide-rule.’
- ‘He was explaining photosynthesis to kindergarten classmates at 5.’
- ‘During the rest of the class time they sat next to each other watching their fellow classmate's scenes.’
- ‘Joshua decided he wanted to join his classmates for a spot of gymnastics.’
- ‘One of the men she met was a former high school classmate who left school early.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I was invited to a house party by a female Canadian classmate.’
- ‘Since there are so few of them, they tend to know their brethren on other teams as they would a college classmate.’
- ‘Two of my son's classmates lost their parents.’
- ‘She continued on despite the obvious lack of attention in my fellow classmates.’
- ‘As a college student, he was always willing to help fellow classmates get through their exams.’
- ‘He didn't need to listen to his college classmates ask the professor pointless questions.’
- ‘Her classmates taunt and tease her but eventually she becomes a major celebrity.’
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