[ roo-mee, room-ee ]
/ ˈru mi, ˈrʊm i /
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Origin of roomie
An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; 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.How to Choose a College Roommate|Kathleen Kingsbury|August 30, 2009|DAILY BEAST
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