noun Date: circa 1837 chiefly British a fellow worker

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  • workmate — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a person with whom one works; a colleague …   English terms dictionary

  • workmate — UK [ˈwɜː(r)kˌmeɪt] / US [ˈwɜrkˌmeɪt] noun [countable] Word forms workmate : singular workmate plural workmates British informal someone that you work with …   English dictionary

  • workmate — noun Somebody with whom one works; a coworker …   Wiktionary

  • workmate — work|mate [ˈwə:kmeıt US ˈwə:rk ] n BrE someone you work with = ↑colleague …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • workmate — work|mate [ wɜrk,meıt ] noun count BRITISH INFORMAL a CO WORKER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • workmate — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)kmeɪt[/t]] workmates N COUNT: usu pl, usu supp N Your workmates are the people you work with. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] My workmates, and, even more, the management, didn t want me to leave. Syn: colleague …   English dictionary

  • workmate — n. (British) colleague, fellow worker …   English contemporary dictionary

  • workmate — noun chiefly Brit. a colleague …   English new terms dictionary

  • workmate — noun (C) someone you work with …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • workmate — /ˈwɜkmeɪt/ (say werkmayt) noun a companion or associate at work …   Australian English dictionary

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