roommate

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room·mate

 (ro͞om′māt′, ro͝om′-)
n.
A person with whom one shares a room or rooms.

roommate

(ˈruːmˌmeɪt; ˈrʊm-)
n
a person with whom one shares a room or lodging

room•mate

(ˈrumˌmeɪt, ˈrʊm-)

n.
a person who shares a room or apartment with another or others.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roommate - an associate who shares a room with youroommate - an associate who shares a room with you
friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
Translations
spolubydlící
bofælle
huonetoveri
cimer
ルームメイトルームメート同居人部屋っ子
룸메이트
rumskompis
เพื่อนร่วมห้อง
bạn chung phòng

roommate

[ˈrʊmmeɪt] Ncompañero/a m/f de cuarto

roommate

[ˈruːmmeɪt] n
(at school, college)camarade mf de chambre
(US) (= flatmate) → colocataire mfroom service nservice m d'étage
to call room service → appeler le service d'étageroom temperature ntempérature f ambiante
"serve at room temperature" [+ wine] → "servir chambré"

roommate

[ˈrʊmˌmeɪt] ncompagno/a di stanza

roommate

رَفِيقُ الـحُجْرَة spolubydlící bofælle Mitbewohner συγκάτοικος compañero de cuarto huonetoveri camarade de chambre cimer compagno di stanza ルームメート 룸메이트 kamergenoot romkamerat współlokator companheiro de quarto сосед по комнате rumskompis เพื่อนร่วมห้อง oda arkadaşı bạn chung phòng 室友
References in classic literature ?
I was introduced to the young gentleman who was to be my roommate, and found him to be intelligent, cheerful of spirit, unselfish, full of generous impulses, patient, considerate, and wonderfully good-natured.
I repeatedly sat up till I didn't know when; I selected moments when my roommate unmistakably slept, and, stealing out, took noiseless turns in the passage and even pushed as far as to where I had last met Quint.
The median rent for a two-bedroom apartment is$1,650, which means two roommates splitting a two-bedroom apartment can each expect to spend$825a month on rent, saving$661a month.
Roomi said acquiring Symbi enables Roomi to continue building a better product allowing people to find a safer way to search for room rentals and compatible roommates.
The assailants assaulted the three roommates and threatened them with a knife and then tied their hands with plastic tapes and muzzled one of them.
While the woman was asleep in her bedroom and one of her roommates was in the kitchen feeding his son, Recendez entered the apartment and began pounding on the womans bedroom door, Cook County assistant states attorney Jennifer Gates said.
The assailants assaulted the three roommates and threatened them with a knife, according to records, then tied their hands with plastic tapes and muzzled one of them.
With an average of 1 million messages exchanged through the platform per month, Roomster provides an active community for people searching for housing and roommates, primarily women at 56% and men at 44% with an average age of 30 years old.
He stated that his two deceased roommates, along with a third roommate, Brandon Russell, were neo-Nazis and that he wanted to prevent them from committing planned acts of domestic terrorism," assistant state attorney Ronald Gale wrote in a pretrial motion.
Ironically, a more positive outcome with roommates earlier in his life helped Reed to find sobriety.
The series of spooky e-mail snaps racked up thousands of likes and retweets from Twitter-and hundreds of Twitter users sympathizing with Chen and advising her to switch roommates.
A 21-year-old Eugene man is facing a felony assault charge after police say he punched his roommate in the face while other roommates were hiding in a locked bedroom.