Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person with whom one shares a room or rooms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person with whom one shares a room, as at university etc.
  • n. A person with whom one shares an apartment or house (UK: flatmate or housemate).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of two or more occupying the same room or rooms; one who shares the occupancy of a room or rooms; a chum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who shares a room with another or others.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an associate who shares a room with you


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.