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 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.
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.
He (the defendant) did not simply sit down with a clear mind and plan to murder his roommates," stated the court verdict.
I had also gone through Craigslist for people who were looking for roommates, and posted an ad, but was unsuccessful," she says.
Dubai - A 37-year-old man has been jailed for six months on charges of secretly filming his female roommates with a hidden camera in the bathroom and bedroom of their shared accommodation.
I don't know what happened to him, we are roommates.
As a result, few people can afford to live by themselves and have to live with roommates.
Our roommates were asleep when the incident happened," said Lokugamhewa.
Quoting his roommates, the Times of Oman had earlier reported that Anil was lying on the floor in a disturbed state and his roommate was lying on a bed nearby and saw Anil committing suicide.
com)-- A newly developed members only website by the name of USA Roomies has been launched in order to connect roommates with others that have a room to rent, college housing, to organizations that double up people in a hotel room for a conference or training.
The roommate told police that Seevakumaran, whose family lives in Florida, had exhibited some anti-social behavior but that the roommates had never seen him with weapons or act violently, the report added.
One of the other roommates called 911 and told a dispatcher that Gray was shot in the head.