Meaning of “matey” in the English Dictionary

"matey" in British English

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mateyadjective

uk /ˈmeɪ.ti/ us /ˈmeɪ.t̬i/ matier, matiest UK informal

mateynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmeɪ.ti/ us /ˈmeɪ.t̬i/ UK informal

used as an informal form of address:

Are you all right, matey?

(Definition of “matey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)