classmate

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Etymology[edit]

class +‎ mate

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classmate (plural classmates)

  1. A student who is in the same class at school.
    Danny and I have been classmates for five years, but I've never spoken to him outside of lessons.
  2. (by extension) A member of a different sort of class, such as locomotives etc.
    • 2019 October 23, Rail, page 30:
      The Class 87 is the only main line-certified member of the fleet left in the UK, although there are 21 classmates in use overseas [...]

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  • Japanese: クラスメート (kurasumēto)

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