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Definition of "helpmeet" []

  • A helpmate. (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 "helpmeet" in a sentence
  • "No, no! Mrs. G., as he commonly called his helpmeet, might do that sort of thing, but she must n't bother him about it."
  • "So far as I can see, the average husband, actual or to be, still entertains the conviction that the word helpmeet, being interpreted, means second fiddle; and acts in accordance with that honest conviction."
  • "A dutiful servile helpmeet, that is what the script they have to work from always said to me."