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dorm

Syllabification: dorm
Pronunciation: /dôrm
 
/

Definition of dorm in English:

noun

informal
A dormitory.
Example sentences
  • Shaking his head, he made his way out of his room and into the living room of the dorm.
  • Cohabitation in a rented apartment is becoming preferable to school dorms.
  • I walked up the creaky stairs up to the hallway where the dorms were, letting my bags thump behind me.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation.

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