1. (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
Sentences with matey as an adjective:
- You've been very matey with that new bird.
1. (informal) Diminutive of mate, friend.
- Hello, matey, just back from the pub?
2. (nautical, slang) A fellow sailor; often used affectedly, especially as a pirate.
- Ahoy mateys, scrub the deck!