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Definition of "compeer" [com•peer]

  • A person of equal status or rank; a peer. (noun)
  • A comrade, companion, or associate. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "compeer" in a sentence
  • "German jurists term the inquisitorial proceeding; it became the duty of the Echevin to denounce the ‘Leumund,’ or manifest evil fame, to the secret tribunal. if the Echevins and the Freygraff were satisfied with the presentment, either from their own knowledge, or from the information of their compeer, the offender was said to be"
  • "I discovered something about Patrick Keilty the compeer and (supposedly) comedian today."
  • "Be a worthy compeer of the divine spirits whom we have learned to love through you."