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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An associate on the same boat with you.

Usage examples (37)
  • "Losing a shipmate is the worst thing that can happen to you as a captain."
  • I am in the navy and I am on a ship with a crew of 250 people, and myself and another shipmate are the only tarheel fans.
  • Over the years, sailors embrace the term "shipmate."
  • My family had a shipmate killed aboard the USS Cole. for more
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