matey matey  /ˈmeɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ye must a' been so deep up yer own arse admirin' th' feisty WH press corps tha' other dealin' in th' world totally slipped by ye, matey!.
  2. I guess you got the barnacles outta the scuppers, matey!.

News

  1. Michigan Senate Acknowledges 'Talk Like A Pirate Day'

    A'vast me fellow matey! Cast aside 'ye dire issues at hand and come aboard! It's time the state of Michigan recognizes what is indeed the most important day of days! Aaargghh, or whatever. Citing reason to give the holiday "the recognition it truly deserves," state Sen. Roger Kahn wore an eye patch Wednesday, stood up at the microphone in the Senate chamber, and offered a resolution for the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Old Navy sets sail to Northgate

    Old Navy's store in Hixson is saying "Ahoy, matey" to Northgate Mall.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. Michigan Recognizes ‘Talk Like A Pirate Day’ [Video]

    Arr! Michigan has decided to recognize “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” The Michigan Senate decided Tuesday to adopt a resolution that would officially recognize “International Talk Like a Pirate Day,” which will fall on September 19. “Thank you, matey,” state Sen. Roger Kahn, clad with an eye-patch, said on the Senate floor. “Today we [...] Michigan Recognizes ‘Talk Like A Pirate Day ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "It was all too matey for me," Hughes said in the Daily Telegraph of last year's Ashes loss. "Imagine if Shane Warne and Kevin Pietersen didn't have that friendship. Who knows what would have happened? We lost the attitude towards the English...
    on Jul 23, 2006 By: Merv Hughes Source: CricInfo.com

  2. "Warney's relationship with Pietersen didn't do Australia any favours," Hughes said. "They were too matey. It made Pietersen feel comfortable and I think he's the sort of player you need to make feel like he's not wanted."
    on Oct 9, 2006 By: Kim Hughes Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "We've all seen where we want to go and stop surrounding referees - the respect is definitely there," Terry said. "Referees have got a tough job and don't have access to replays. We realize that. It won't be matey matey now - there will still...
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: John Terry Source: Globe and Mail

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