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synonyms for matey

  • affable
  • amicable
  • buddy buddy
  • clubby
  • complacent
  • congenial
  • conversable
  • convivial
  • cordial
  • cozy
  • cozy with
  • familiar
  • genial
  • good-natured
  • gregarious
  • intimate
  • mellow
  • neighborly
  • outgoing
  • pally
  • palsy
  • sociable
  • social
  • tight
  • tight with
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How to use matey in a sentence

She appeared undisturbed when Matey, wearing his holiday white ducks, and all aglow, entered the booth.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Matey was good at lessons, too—liked them; liked Latin and Greek; would help a poor stumbler.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
She had a nice mouth, ready for a smile at the corners, or so it was before Matey let her see that she was his mark.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But Browny's feeling naturally was, that all this advantage for the boys came of Matey Weyburn's lead.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Matey listened to him there; he became grave; he nodded like a man saying, "I suppose we must examine it in earnest."
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He preached heavily at Matey; deplored that the boy he most trusted, etc.—the school could have repeated it without hearing.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Somewhere, they wee sure, old Matey was hammering to the same end—they could hear him.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Matey Weyburn's object of worship rode superior to a morality puffing its phrasy trumpet.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He had lots of plunk; which accounted for Matey's choice of him as a friend among the juniors.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Nor did Mr. Cuper dare demand from Matey a sight or restitution of the young lady's half of the correspondence.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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