Definition of workmate in English:



  • A person with whom one works.

    • ‘It's fine to complain to your friends, workmates or perfect strangers.’
    • ‘It was great for me because in addition to having lots of family and friends and workmates there to give me a cheer, the public really got behind me.’
    • ‘I ask you, your friends, family and workmates to join us in doing that.’
    • ‘Raise the conference among your workmates and colleagues, and urge them to sign up for the conference.’
    • ‘Isolate yourself from your workmates and friends, and you'll avoid this.’
    • ‘The group of staff will be supported by friends and workmates from Woodlands.’
    • ‘All his family, workmates, friends and neighbours celebrated his big night.’
    • ‘Family and friends, workmates and business contacts got together for a party at New Year.’
    • ‘Get tickets produced to sell to your workmates, friends and neighbours.’
    • ‘Still, it was great to catch up with so many old friends and workmates.’
    • ‘And she said they were all glad they had gone ahead - cheered on by friends, family and workmates.’
    • ‘People didn't just want to sign, they wanted copies to take away and use with their friends and workmates.’
    • ‘You've probably had rows with all sorts of people, from your own parents to workmates and friends.’
    • ‘Arriving back at my desk, I discover I have a second workmate who will be sitting with Ben and myself.’
    • ‘He enjoyed swimming and going to the gym, and was popular with workmates and his many friends.’
    • ‘Your victim could be the workmate with whom you shared a sandwich from your lunchbox.’
    • ‘When Mr Baker lost his footing and fell, it started running for a few seconds until a workmate pressed an emergency stop button.’
    • ‘Commitment to workmates and friends also acquires a diminished significance.’
    • ‘Tell your friends and workmates about it, and ask them to come.’
    • ‘Her true identity is a secret from her new friends and workmates.’
    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
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