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playmate (plural playmates)
- A companion for someone (especially a child) to play with.
1977, Agatha Christie, chapter 4, in An Autobiography, part I, London: Collins, ISBN 978-0-00-216012-4:
- An indulgent playmate, Grannie would lay aside the long scratchy-looking letter she was writing (heavily crossed ‘to save notepaper’) and enter into the delightful pastime of ‘a chicken from Mr Whiteley's’.
- A female who has appeared as the centerfold in Playboy magazine.
- (companion for playing): playfellow
companion to play with