helpmate(redirected from Helpmate (chess))
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Related to Helpmate (chess): helpmeet
companion and helper; husband or wife; anything that assists
Not to be confused with:
helpmeet – a helpmate; spouse [Helpmeet was derived from a misreading in the King James Bible where God promises Adam “to make a help meet for him,” meaning a help suitable for him. As Eve became the “help,” “help meet” was interpreted as “spouse.”]
A helper and companion, especially a spouse.
a companion and helper, esp a wife
1. a companion and helper.
2. a wife or husband.