from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One with whom a bed is shared.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person with whom one shares a bed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bedfellow.
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You cannot advertise for a white flatmate, but a white bedmate is fine.
Reminding herself that her bedmate was a well-known womanizer, Judy slid out of bed, put on her dressing gown and fixed breakfast.
Dr. Teddy Altman on Grey's Anatomy, mourning the departure of grief counselor/current bedmate James Tupper. ...
Meanwhile, Will's ex-bedmate, Andy (Annie Parisse), was revealed to be an operative — who was sadly unable to save widow Katherine Rhumor (Miranda Richardson) from being murdered in the middle of Central Park.
(Oh, right, you aren't precisely their ideological bedmate, you just have common respect for the diversity of opinion.)
Marisa Tomei is lying in bed, scowling at her snoring bedmate and blowing cigarette smoke at the ceiling as audience members trickle in and noisily take their seats in the Acorn Theatre.
Callie was so incensed at Arizona's absence she went back to her former bedmate, with the predictable "whoops" consequences.
Munson's novel is nominally a detective story, with Schacht and his sidekick (and bedmate) Digger setting out to solve the murder of a classmate.
But her work as Vinny's bad-influence bedmate has been notable only for her frequent nude scenes.
With every new custody drama, ill-chosen bedmate or misspelt blog, it becomes harder to locate the vocalist whose sneering rasp made ribbons of girl singer stereotypes, and whose post-feminist grunge-pop band Hole were, arguably, as culturally significant in the early 1990s as Nirvana.