from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun someone who shares an apartment with a person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person with whom one shares a flat.
  • noun UK, New Zealand A person with whom one shares a rental property, not necessarily a flat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an associate who shares an apartment with you


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  • See cheesed off.

    Need to find those references to bilby's flatmates and roadkill as well. Wordie search isn't helping there.

    November 7, 2008

  • One is here: cell phone v mobile phone.

    November 7, 2008

  • I have a room available at the moment and had an advertisement in the newspaper on Wednesday. One of the calls I had went like this:

    Girl: Hello, I'm calling about the room.

    Me: Yes, what can I tell you?

    Girl: Do you have anything against age?

    Me: What?

    Girl: How old are you? How old is everyone living there? I'm seventeen. Is that old enough?

    Me: Uhhh.....

    November 7, 2008