playfellow


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play·fel·low

 (plā′fĕl′ō)
n.
A playmate.

play•fel•low

(ˈpleɪˌfɛl oʊ)

n.
a playmate.
[1505–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.playfellow - a companion at playplayfellow - a companion at play      
companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate - a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
Translations

playfellow

[ˈpleɪˌfeləʊ] Ncompañero/a m/f de juego

playfellow

n (Brit) → Spielkamerad(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
And that queer white cur with the brown ear seems to be leaping and barking in ineffectual remonstrance with the wheel; perhaps he is jealous because his playfellow in the beaver bonnet is so rapt in its movement.
His playfellow for the time being put a shawl or a handkerchief over his head, so as to prevent him from seeing, and then hid among the furniture a pocketbook, or a cigar-case, or a purse, or anything else that happened to be at hand, leaving the dog to find it, with his keen sense of smell to guide him.
Have you any message for your old playfellow, Miss Garth?
Within a half-mile of it he met Bushrod Albro, a former playfellow and schoolmate, who greeted him warmly.
Tell me if you know where I can find my playfellow.
On the death of his father, Ralph Nickleby, who had been some time before placed in a mercantile house in London, applied himself passionately to his old pursuit of money-getting, in which he speedily became so buried and absorbed, that he quite forgot his brother for many years; and if, at times, a recollection of his old playfellow broke upon him through the haze in which he lived--for gold conjures up a mist about a man, more destructive of all his old senses and lulling to his feelings than the fumes of charcoal--it brought along with it a companion thought, that if they were intimate he would want to borrow money of him.
Let me first establish my position as a friend,' thought I - 'the patron and playfellow of her son, the sober, solid, plain-dealing friend of herself, and then, when I have made myself fairly necessary to her comfort and enjoyment in life (as I believe I can), we'll see what next may be effected.
You meet me in the shrubbery at home, talking over the private theatricals with my old playfellow, whom I knew when I was no taller than this parasol.
said their playfellow Thasus, who came running to join them.
Which that same identical," said Joe, going down a new track, "do comb my 'air the wrong way sometimes, awful, by giving out up and down town as it were him which ever had your infant companionation and were looked upon as a playfellow by yourself.
said Gurth, ``I fear discovery from none, saving my playfellow, Wamba the Jester, of whom I could never discover whether he were most knave or fool.
She had been remarkable, when a tender prattler for an uncommon talent in counterfeiting the walk and manner of a bailiff: in which character she had learned to tap her little playfellows on the shoulder, and to carry them off to imaginary sponging-houses, with a correctness of imitation which was the surprise and delight of all who witnessed her performances, and which was only to be exceeded by her exquisite manner of putting an execution into her doll's house, and taking an exact inventory of the chairs and tables.