[ dawr-mee ]
/ ˈdɔr mi /
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(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
Words nearby dormie
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Example sentences from the Web for dormie
"They were dormie at the sixteenth," the girls heard him say.Keineth|Jane D. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for dormie
/ (ˈdɔːmɪ) /
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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