Playmate



[pley-meyt] /ˈpleɪˌmeɪt/

noun
1.
a companion, especially of a child, in or recreation.
2.
Informal. a social companion or lover; girlfriend or boyfriend:
He showed up at the nightclub with his new playmate.
/ˈpleɪˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a friend or partner in play or recreation: childhood playmates
n.

1640s, “companion, playfellow,” from play (v.) + mate (n.). The sexual sense is from 1954 and the launch of “Playboy” magazine.

noun

One’s companion in the pursuit of pleasure, esp of sexual delight (1970s+)

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