Mate (pronounced "mahtay" and also called by its full name "yerba mate)) is a medicinal and cultural drink of ancient origins. Introduced to the world by the Guarani Indians of South America, Mate contains ingredients that help keep its drinkers healthy and energetic. It is quickly replacing coffee among the health conscious and cultural hipsters. It is addictive.
There is no way I will be able to make through the party without more mate, I will crash.
by Abby November 02, 2003
anyone you don't know or can't remeber the name of
"hey johno long time no see how are you?"
- "yeah good... mate yourself??"
"hey watch it mate"
by JMSMD AKA CHOMP October 27, 2007
To reproduce with a member of the oppsite sex.
Lookit those dogs mate! The dude's like a jackhammer! ... ... ... I'm gonna go join in.
by Me and You May 22, 2007
A slang term, used often by Australians and in Britain. Can also be used when trying to persuade someone.
Bully: 'Hey mate, we bin budds for aaaages...Gimmie your lunch money."

Poor, innocent victim: "But..."
by qmeld June 29, 2010
Slang word most often used by Britain, New Zealand and Australia.

American teenagers use it because they just follow other countries, thinking it makes them Indie or something.
American: Hey Mate.
British: No you can't use that, stop trying to be cool and stuff, it just fails, be an American and say something like 'Hey fatty'.
Australian: Yeah, people to we try to copy you, but you copy us, stop trying to use mate.
New Zealand: Finally people understand ...
by likedudegay January 29, 2011
What Australian males call every other male, saving them from having to learn people's names. Sometimes even extended to females.
gidday mate how ya been?
hey mate! you're a total tosser
Mate! you just backed into my car!
by Tazborg July 09, 2013
when someone asks to mate with you..they want to fuck
"hey your hot ,lets mate?"
by tori ann September 17, 2006

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