- A coworker is an example of a compatriot.
- Athletes on the same Olympic team are examples of compatriots.
The definition of a compatriot is someone who either works with or is from the same place as another.
- a fellow countryman
- a colleague
Origin of compatriotFrench compatriote ; from Late Latin compatriota: see com- and amp; patriot
- A person from one's own country.
- A colleague.
Origin of compatriotFrench compatriote, from Late Latin compatri&omacron;ta : Latin com-, com- + Late Latin patri&omacron;ta, countryman; see patriot.
- Somebody from one's own country.
(comparative more compatriot, superlative most compatriot)
- Of the same country; having a common sentiment of patriotism.