Definition of dormer in English:

dormer

Line breaks: dor¦mer
Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːmə
 
/
(also dormer window)

noun

  • A window that projects vertically from a sloping roof.
    More example sentences
    • The bright master bedroom has a dormer window to the front and a second window to the side.
    • With the passing of the Act, politicians promised that homeowners would no longer need to seek permission from the ‘superior’ to install a dormer window in their attic or to build a conservatory.
    • Despite this it was mostly very original and intact when I got it, with a bedroom with a small dormer window in the attic space.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting the window of a dormitory or bedroom): from Old French dormeor 'dormitory', from dormir 'to sleep'.

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