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playmate

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From play +‎ mate

NounEdit

playmate (plural playmates)

  1. A companion for someone (especially a child) to play with.
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, Part I, chapter4:
      An indulgent playmate, Grannie would lay aside the long scratchy-looking letter she was writing (heavily crossed ‘to save notepaper’) and enter into the delightful pastime of ‘a chicken from Mr Whiteley's’.
  2. A female who has appeared as the centerfold in Playboy magazine.

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