Definition of "crewmate" [crewmate]

  • A fellow member of a crew, especially of a crew of astronauts. (noun)

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Use "crewmate" in a sentence
  • "Shuttle crewmembers grow close to each other's families, said Kelly's crewmate Greg Johnson."
  • "Blood flowed, and the first man struck back, cracking his crewmate on the temple."
  • "Earlier Tuesday, Coleman's station crewmate astronaut Ron Garan noted that Gagarin's flight and the first shuttle launch were byproducts of a space race between two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union."