roomie

or room·y

[roo-mee, roo m-ee]

noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. room temperature,
  2. room-and-pillar,
  3. roomer,
  4. roomette,
  5. roomful,
  6. rooming house,
  7. rooming-in,
  8. roommate,
  9. roomy,
  10. rooney

Origin of roomie

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; by shortening and alteration

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