Definition of Compatriot

1. Noun. A person from your own country.

Generic synonyms: National, Subject
Specialized synonyms: Countryman, Countrywoman



Definition of Compatriot

1. n. One of the same country, and having like interests and feeling.

2. a. Of the same country; having a common sentiment of patriotism.

Definition of Compatriot

1. Noun. Somebody from one's own country; a fellow-countryman. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compatriot

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compatriot

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compatibilization
compatibilizations
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compatibilizer
compatibilizers
compatible
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compatible solute
compatibleness
compatibles
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compatient
compatriate
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compatriot (current term)
compatriotic
compatriotism
compatriots
compear
compeared
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comped
compeer
compeered
compeering
compeers
compel
compellable
compellably

Literary usage of Compatriot

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1. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"Far from continuing to see Undine through her French friends' eyes she would probably invite them to view her compatriot through the searching lens of her ..."

2. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1858)
"A compatriot.—A Grave in a Foreign Land.—Preparations for the Passage of " the Mountain."—A Road not Macadamized—Perils by the Way.—A well-spiced Lunch. ..."

3. Sixteen Years in Siberia: Some Experiences of a Russian Revolutionist by Lev Grigorʹevich Deĭch, Helen Chisholm (1903)
"... AS compatriot — A HARD-HEARTED DOCTOR—A FLEETING ACQUAINTANCE A STRANGE feeling came over me when I saw that ,f~\. I was being conveyed to this prison, ..."

4. Publications of the Surtees Society by Surtees Society (1863)
"One of his arguments is a personal one ; he begs them to assist him, as he is a compatriot of theirs." He was a native of Corbridge, as his name betokens. ..."

5. Memoirs of Constant, the Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet: Containing Details by Louis Constant Wairy, Louis Constant Wairy Constant, Percy Pinkerton (1896)
"... —Patience of the English troops—Insolence and cowardice of the mob—/ visit a brewery—Brunel, my compatriot. As a rule Englishwomen are good-looking. ..."

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