Bedfellow - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbedfeloʊ|  American pronunciation of the word bedfellow
Brit.  |ˈbɛdfɛləʊ|  British pronunciation of the word bedfellow

noun

- a temporary associate

politics makes strange bedfellows

- a person with whom you share a bed

Examples

...a child-welfare cause that has made bedfellows of activists who are normally on opposite ends of the political spectrum...

Although she had a great dowry, none would covet such a bedfellow.

Word forms

noun
singular: bedfellow
plural: bedfellows
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