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dormer

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noun dor·mer \ˈdȯr-mər\

Simple Definition of dormer

  • : 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

  1. :  a window set vertically in a structure projecting through a sloping roof; also :  the roofed structure containing such a window

dor·mered play \-mərd\ adjective

Illustration of dormer

Origin of dormer

Middle French dormeor dormitory, from Latin dormitorium


First Known Use: 1592

Rhymes with dormer


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