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bedmate (plural bedmates)
- A person with whom one shares a bed.
2000, Ralph A. Pascualy, Sally Warren Soest, Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Sleep Well, Feel Better, page 161:
- These [periodic leg movements] may awaken the sleeper, but often they do nor and are more disruptive to the bedmate. If you or your bedmate experience either of these disorders, talk with a sleep specialist about possible treatment
2005, John Durand, The Odyssey of Mary B: A True Tale, page 227:
- She wondered where his thoughts were and whether she was anything more to him than a bedmate and housekeeper. She worried whether she'd done something to be the cause of his gloom...