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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.
You're making that decision based on a whole host of things, including personality fit, whether you have similar lifestyles, whether you have pets, " said Timothy Alger, the attorney representing Roommate.
CAPTION: words go in here please PSYCHO TALE: Roommate girls The Roommate 15 REMEMBER Bridget Fonda starring in Single White Female - about the flatmate from hell played by Jennifer Jason Leigh?
THE ROOMMATE (15, 91 MINS) Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Alyson Michalka, Danneel Harris, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher, Tomas Arana, Matt Lanter [bar] IGHER learning can seriously damage your health in Christian E Christiansen's plodding psychological thriller about a university student, whose fresh-faced roommate turns out to be a kitten-killing psychopath.
THRILLER THE ROOMMATE (1hr 31 mins) Certificate: 15 Starring: Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Billy Zane Director: Christian E Christiansen Star rating: ?
This "discovery" comes from three researchers who studied roommate assignments at Berea College in Kentucky.
From a roommate who lives like a pig to fights that lock roommates out or involve bill disputes, The College Roommate from Hell covers a common problem thousands of college students face: an intolerable roommate situation.
A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the shooting death of his father's roommate.
JEDDAH: A Senegalese expatriate suspected of murdering a compatriot who was his roommate has been arrested in Jeddah.
Not only does Roommate ask [unlawful] questions, Roommate makes answering the discriminatory questions a condition of doing business," Chief Judge Alex Kozinski wrote for the majority, noting that the Web site's actions are "no different from a real estate broker in real life saying, 'Tell me whether you're Jewish or you can find yourself another broker.
Is it legal for a roommate locator service to match up customers according to their mutual preferences: male or female, gay or straight, have children or childless?