Meaning of matey

mate•y

Pronunciation: (mā'tē), [key]
— pl. mate•ys.
  1. comrade; chum; buddy.

mate•y

Pronunciation: (mā'tē), [key]
— adj. Chiefly Brit. Informal.
  1. sociable; friendly: a matey chat.
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