A person with whom one shares a table, as while dining. (noun)
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Use "tablemate" in a sentence
"A couple of weeks ago, I was cruising around Scandinavia on the Italian ship MSC Poesia when I met a brilliant and charming Swiss man, a tablemate at dinner named Egon who had booked passage on the ship for a year."
""I figured it was easier than having to tell everybody I was wearing pink underwear," Mr. Zucker told his tablemate Rob Speyer , the real-estate executive, who was wearing a tie in a slightly hotter shade of pink."
"Co-star Patton Oswalt takes a photo with my tablemate, Robert Loggia."