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Definition of the noun shipmate

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noun - plural: shipmates

  1. an associate on the same ship with you
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: associate = a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

Alternative definition of the noun shipmate


  1. [nautical] A fellow sailor serving on the same ship as another.
  2. [nautical] [informal] Any sailor (when used as a form of address by a sailor).


  1. Shipmate is a fictional character from the 1943 film Nazty Nuisance.
  2. Shipmate is a fictional character from the 1943 film Nazty Nuisance.
  3. Shipmate is a fictional character from the 1961 film Mothra.


  1. Shipmate: A shipmate is literally a mate on one's own ship.
  2. Shipmate is the official magazine of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and is distributed world-wide to the living graduates of the United States Naval Academy.

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Google previewThe Men Inside (2005)

Chronicles of a Modern Mariner by George Phillipos

For being a good shipmate is what makes sea life all the more enjoyable, or rather endurable. Being a good shipmate means one has plenty of friends on ship to have a drink to play cards to have a barbecue to play table tennis to chat and ...

Google previewPower Shift (2006)

The Transition to Nuclear Power in the U. S. Submarine Force As Told by Those Who Did It by Dan Gillcrist

Shipmate—“Shipmate is a wonderful word. It refers to people who are thrown together by duty but bound together by shared experience and common affection. ” Linton F. Broohs Shore Power—Submarines and other ships tied to a pier usually ...

Google previewProceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the District of Columbia (1905)

by Freemasons. Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia

Between seafaring men the word shipmate is an endearing epithet. ' We are all working in parallel, but do not always use the same words to express our common thought. "As a class" the liquor dealers are objectionable; so are horse- racers ...

Google previewThe Rudder (1920)

by Thomas Fleming Day

The SHIPMATE is the sailorman's range. Made by THE STAMEORD FOUNDRY COMPANY Established 1830 Stamford, Conn. Let Your Engine Bail You Out INSTALL a Pequot Bilge Pump and have a dry X boat without tiresome effort.

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Military Psychology (2012)

by Janice H. Laurence, Michael D. Matthews

ShipMATE is a handheld device that assists in instructor-guided team training on an Aegis-class ship (Zachary et al., 1999). Using ShipMATE, an instructor is able to assess a team engaging in EBAT, using the provided prompts and cues to ...

Google previewThe Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine (1821)

" The death of our shipmate is an event which calls on every one of us to remember that we must die.

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Freemasonry And Its Kindred Sciences, Volume 1: A-C

by Albert G. Mackey

Tom Coffin "a messmate before a shipmate, a shipmate before a stranger, and a stranger before a dog''; and it is also strictly in accordance with the teaching of the Apostle to the Gentiles, who has said: "As we have therefore opportunity, Let ...

Google previewHal Leonard Pocket Rhyming Dictionary (2003)

by Jana Ranson

palmate, palpate, phonate, phosphate, pinnate, placate, playmate, prelate, primate, prorate, prostate, prostrate, pulsate, quadrate, rebate, relate, restate, rotate, sedate, serrate, shipmate, soulmate, stagnate, stalemate, striate, sublate, sulfate, ...

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Small photo of VANCOUVER - December 12, 2017: The tug boat captain helps his shipmate fasten logs to a boom on the Fraser River in Vancouver, Canada on December 12, 2017. More...

Scrabble value of S1H4I1P3M3A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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