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teammate

[teem-meyt] /ˈtimˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a member of the same team.
Origin of teammate
1910-1915
1910-15; team + mate1
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  • Jack, of course, was on the lookout for the first sign of his teammate.

  • "El Hassan is turning out to be a hangover all right," Elmer Allen grunted, choosing to misinterpret his teammate's words.

    Black Man's Burden Dallas McCord Reynolds
Word Origin and History for teammate
n.

1901, from team (n.) + mate (n.).

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