Meaning of “shipmate” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"shipmate" in British English

See all translations

shipmatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃɪp.meɪt/ us /ˈʃɪp.meɪt/

A sailor's shipmate is another sailor who works on the same ship as they do.

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

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!