dorm

[ dawrm ]
/ dɔrm /

noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. dorje,
  2. dork,
  3. dorking,
  4. dorkland,
  5. dorky,
  6. dormancy,
  7. dormant,
  8. dormer,
  9. dormeuse,
  10. dormie

Origin of dorm

First recorded in 1895–1900; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for dorm

dorm

/ (dɔːm) /

noun

informal short for dormitory
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Word Origin and History for dorm

dorm

n.

1900, colloquial shortening of dormitory.

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