tablemate


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ta·ble·mate

 (tā′bəl-māt′)
n.
A person with whom one shares a table, as while dining.

tablemate

(ˈteɪbəlˌmeɪt)
n
someone with whom one shares a dining table
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Noun1.tablemate - someone you dine with
diner - a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
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Over dinner, my tablemate Franco Laurel shared his photos from our #DandTLove25 anniversary celebration.
But my tablemate ordered a gator burger and said it tasted even more like chicken than chicken.
There were so many creatures of fantasy in the venue I had to keep asking my tablemate, "Who is he supposed to be?" Sure I could identify Wonder Woman, old and new versions, Captain America, Chewbacca from Star Wars, Loki, the villain in Thor, Darna, the Tree of life in Pocahontas, the Disney princesses, Belle, Snow White, Elsa, and other super-heroes and fantasy characters.
His dubious tablemate wonders how he's so certain that he'll find the land's spirit in such a specific direction.
But does their discomfort stem from their tablemate's foul mouth or from being confronted with awkward truths?
Over a meal of marinated anchovies and ring pasta with clams, the 65-year-old minister engaged his tablemate over the concept of trust and how trust can be gained, in part by communication, according to a person familiar with the meeting.
I'm annoyed with her." C2 believed that she scored leniently, writing on her exit survey that the assessment procedure "influenced me to be more compassionate than I could have been before." Resentful of her offtask tablemate and irritated by the chatty rater C4 (as mentioned above and who awarded elven overturned 2s), C2 has lost touch with both the room and herself, over-scoring 1s and 2s and under-scoring 4s.
A few seconds later, another resident giggles and whispers to his tablemate, "I thought we were talking about Hawaii!"
One tablemate, Tanmoy Mukherjee, managing director-strategy and research at Axonic Capital LLC, New York, said this was his first time attending the RiskSummit but he plans to come back.
Thus when, before takinghis place on the seat installed on his behalf, he descends the cementsteps and advances to meet the barber and the two others in order togreet them, it will be as though he had decided to mark a pause in hislife, to grant himself a respite just as a traveler halts, drinking,eating along with his chance companions, chatting with them as theyattest their admiration of the fact that he may be one of them for themoment, yet his past and his near future remain associated with people,places, or activities that remain completely unknown to them, grantingtheir tablemate a surplus of existence and almost the gift ofubiquity.
At a recent presentation, my tablemate worked on three different devices during the entire presentation.
Here is the typical denouement of a wild episode in which the painters offer their hosts an octopus for lunch (and spend hours on the kitchen floor trying unsuccessfully to cut it up): He told how he'd spent the night playing chess in the back room of a cafe and made friends with his tablemate, a young fellow who, when the bar closed, had dragged him to Les Halles, where they bought a crate of octopus which they'd divided at dawn in the Invalides metro station.