Definition of shipmate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃɪpmeɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɪpmeɪt//
People in sea travel
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sailors who are shipmates are sailing on the same ship as each other The crew were all old shipmates of previous cruises. See related entries: People in sea travel
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shipmate