A gender neutral term to describe your partner before you're engaged or married. Used in place of "boyfriend" or "girlfriend".
by whattheheckie February 02, 2014
by comander_kiwi July 28, 2015
Someone you're not in a relationship with but you act like you are. Often times the guy prefers video games and watching netflix over the girl and makes her feel unwanted. Can be a relationship status in itself without the extra baggage of saying girlfriend or boyfriend.
Susy: We really like each other but he hasn't asked me out. He probably never will so I just call him my date mate, and it rhymes!
by Realathlete September 29, 2014