roomie or room·y [roo-mee, roo m-ee] ExamplesWord Origin noun Informal.

  1. roommate.

Origin of roomie An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; by shortening and alteration roomy 2[roo-mee, roo m-ee] noun, plural room·ies. Informal.

  1. roomie.

Related Words for roomies mate, friend, colleague, crony, comrade, buddy, associate, assistant, aide, ally, cousin, partner, nurse, protector, guide, accomplice, co-worker, playmate, bedfellow, roomie Examples from the Web for roomies Historical Examples of roomies

  • She should have either kicked him out or dragged him around the house while she got her roomies out of bed.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for roomies roomy adjective roomier or roomiest

    1. having ample room; spacious

    Derived Formsroomily, adverbroominess, noun Word Origin and History for roomies roomy adj.

    “roomsome,” 1620s, from room (n.) + -y (2). Related: Roominess.

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