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Alternative clues for the word matey

Chum, to a Brit

Brit's buddy

"Ahoy" recipient


Swab's sobriquet

Pirate's pal

"Ahoy, ___!"

Chum at sea


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British buddy

Cockney crony

Companionable, in Cheshire

Chichester chum

London dockyard worker

Chum, in Croydon

Chummy, in Cheltenham

Chummy, in Cheshire

Chum, in Chelsea

London docker

Brighton buddy

British docker

Word definitions for matey in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. adjective EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ He is not a matey deity who shines a flashlight into some dark corner of his recalcitrant universe on demand. II. noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ Arrgh, matey , who could have expected finding a buried displeasure here? 12:...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
matey \matey\ adj. having the relationship of friends or pals. [colloquial] Syn: chummy, pally, palsy-walsy.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. (context UK English) sociable or friendly. n. 1 (context informal English) (diminutive of mate English), friend. 2 (context nautical slang English) A fellow sailor; ''often used affectedly, especially as a pirate''.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1833, diminutive of mate (n.) in its "male friend" sense + -y (3).

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals [syn: chummy , pally , palsy-walsy ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Matey may refer to: Krzysztof Matey , General Director and chairman of PKP Telekom Matey Kaziyski , a Bulgarian volleyball player Matey Preobrazhenski , a Bulgarian Orthodox priest Matey, a brand of bubble bath for children, launched in the 1950s

Usage examples of matey.

This relative, though in ordinary circs so genial and matey, can on occasion turn in a flash into a carbon copy of a Duchess of the old school reducing an underling to a spot of grease, and what is so remarkable is that she doesn't have to use a lorgnette, just does it all with the power of the human eye.

Now, after I had spent about eleven years working on the problem at UC, I was joined by a very smart female crystallographer, and we became rather matey, and .

Terry Neill was a new stepfather, matey, jocular, dislikeable however hard he tried.

But this was Soapy Sam, leading light of the Lawyers as Christians, tied, you might say cocooned, by his marriage to Matey, the formidable nursing sister who manned the casualty room at the Old Bailey, ready with cough sweets or Elastoplasts and calming words for lawyers attacked by disappointed clients and victims of bungled attempts at suicide.