[ French dawr-mœz ]
/ French dɔrˈmœz /


Obsolete. a nightcap.

Nearby words

  1. dorky,
  2. dorm,
  3. dormancy,
  4. dormant,
  5. dormer,
  6. dormie,
  7. dormient,
  8. dormin,
  9. dormition of the blessed virgin,
  10. dormitory

Origin of dormeuse

1725–35; < French; feminine of dormeur sleeper; see dormant, -euse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dormeuse

  • She made him sit down on the dormeuse at the foot of their bed.

    The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
  • Touching her resolutely but tenderly, he placed her on the dormeuse beside him.

    The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro