[ roo-mee, room-ee ]
/ ˈru mi, ˈrʊm i /
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of roomie
An Americanism dating back to1915–20; by shortening and alteration
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How to use roomie in a sentence
Plus, dishing with ex-roommates of Barack Obama, Madonna, and John Kerry—and a gallery of famous roomies.
She should have either kicked him out or dragged him around the house while she got her roomies out of bed.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow