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Definition of "schoolmate" [school•mate]

  • A companion or associate in one's school. (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 "schoolmate" in a sentence
  • "However, Cappelletti recalled a schoolmate, Stephano Aluffi, who carried the name of a noble family."
  • "One of the ladies mentioned running into an old schoolmate of mine who was part of the misinformed schoolyard troika of way-back-then."
  • "Because in this 1974 made-for-TV shocker, Ronald is a teenager (one in dire need of a shower) who was hidden away in a spare room of a house after accidentally killing a schoolmate."