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Definition of helpmate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

helpmate

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhɛlpmeɪt//
 
(also helpmeet
NAmE//ˈhɛlpmit//
 
)
(formal or literary)
 
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a helpful partner, especially a wife
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: helpmate