or dor·my

[ dawr-mee ]
/ ˈdɔr mi /

adjective Golf.

(of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played.

Origin of dormie

First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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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