noun dor·mer \ˈdr-mər\

: a window that is in a part of a building that sticks out from a slanted roof

: the part of a building that contains a dormer

Full Definition of DORMER

:  a window set vertically in a structure projecting through a sloping roof; also :  the roofed structure containing such a window
dor·mered \-mərd\ adjective

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Origin of DORMER

Middle French dormeor dormitory, from Latin dormitorium
First Known Use: 1592

Rhymes with DORMER

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noun dor·mer \ˈdr-mər\

Definition of DORMER for Kids

:  a window placed upright in a sloping roof or the structure containing it


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