Definition Mate

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Definition

Hello, mate! (AUS, UK): Hi friend, pal! (AUS, UK)
idiom

a mate: a friend, a companion; a sexual partner (animals)
noun

to mate: to copulate, to reproduce, to have sex (referring to animals)
verb
It's mating season! All the animals are finding partners so they can reproduce.

Examples

  • "Susie : So there I was with my best mates, and it was just like old times again, before I became CEO of Delavigne, before Jean proposed marriage, before Bruno took me away in his helicopter."
  • "Kiwi bloke : No thanks, mate."
  • "LATERS MATE I GOTTA SCARPER (Goodbye my friend, I must leave)"
  • "Joan : Cheers mate!"
  • "Joan : Cheers, mate?"
  • "What I really needed was to spend a bit of time with my best mates Samantha and Jenny, who I've known for ages."
  • "Cheers, mate!"
  • "ALRIGHT GUV'NOR / GEEZER / MATE (Hello sir)"
  • "Cheers mate?"
  • "The only queen I can see in here is you, mate."

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