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Definition of "matey" []

  • Chiefly British Sociable; friendly. (adjective)

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 "matey" in a sentence
  • "Next thing you know matey is on his mobile summoning all chavdom to his aid."
  • "The skipper and I bosh the door and matey is as good as gold suddenly."
  • "He hasn't quite had to deal with the harsh reception that Kevin Pietersen endured in 2005 by supporters or opposition - South Africa coach Mickey Arthur told his team to stop being so 'matey' - but early evidence has been that Trott will be able to cope with anything that comes his way during the tour."
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