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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There were so many creatures of fantasy in the venue I had to keep asking my tablemate, "Who is he supposed to be?
I can vouch for the homemade hummus, which was shared with a tablemate.
His dubious tablemate wonders how he's so certain that he'll find the land's spirit in such a specific direction.
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.
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A few seconds later, another resident giggles and whispers to his tablemate, "I thought we were talking about Hawaii
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Thus when, before taking his place on the seat installed on his behalf, he descends the cement steps and advances to meet the barber and the two others in order to greet them, it will be as though he had decided to mark a pause in his life, to grant himself a respite just as a traveler halts, drinking, eating along with his chance companions, chatting with them as they attest their admiration of the fact that he may be one of them for the moment, yet his past and his near future remain associated with people, places, or activities that remain completely unknown to them, granting their tablemate a surplus of existence and almost the gift of ubiquity.
At a recent presentation, my tablemate worked on three different devices during the entire presentation.
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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.
Minutes earlier, they had overheard me explain celibacy to a curious tablemate.