roomie

noun room·ie \ ˈrü-mē , ˈru̇- \

Definition of roomie

plural roomies
US, informal
: roommate
  • Browder wasn't afraid to challenge his roomie at anything, be it boxing or tennis.
  • —Craig Neff
  • Because most new students are assigned to double rooms, the contract lets roomies examine each other's personal styles and preferences and communicate their likes and dislikes in order to arrive at compromises and thwart problems.
  • —Jan McCoy Ebbets

First Known Use of roomie

1911

in the meaning defined above

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