Definition of compeer in English:

compeer

noun

formal
  • 1A person of equal rank, status, or ability:

    ‘he was better versed in his profession than his compeers’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1archaic A companion or associate:
      ‘he had compeers in Fleet Street’
      associate, partner, escort, consort, colleague, workmate, co-worker, compatriot, confederate, ally
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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French comper, from com- with + per, from Latin par equal (compare with peer).

Pronunciation

compeer

/kəmˈpɪə/