dormie or dor·my [dawr-mee] Word Origin adjective Golf.
- (of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played.
Origin of dormie First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain British Dictionary definitions for dormier dormie dormy adjective
- golf (of a player or side) as many holes ahead of an opponent as there are still to playdormie three
Word Origin for dormie C19: of unknown origin