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dormie

or dor·my

[ dawr-mee ]
/ ˈdɔr mi /
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adjective Golf.
(of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played.
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Origin of dormie

First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain
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How to use dormie in a sentence

  • "They were dormie at the sixteenth," the girls heard him say.

    Keineth|Jane D. Abbott

British Dictionary definitions for dormie

dormie

dormy

/ (ˈdɔːmɪ) /

adjective
golf (of a player or side) as many holes ahead of an opponent as there are still to playdormie three

Word Origin for dormie

C19: of unknown origin
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