from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person with whom one shares a room or rooms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who shares a room with another or others.

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

  • noun One of two or more occupying the same room or rooms; one who shares the occupancy of a room or rooms; a chum.

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

  • noun A person with whom one shares a room, as at university etc.
  • noun US A person with whom one shares an apartment or house (UK: flatmate or housemate).

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

  • noun an associate who shares a room with you


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