Definition of Dormie

1. Adjective. In match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played. "He was dormie three and still lost the match"

Exact synonyms: Dormy
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
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Definition of Dormie

1. Adjective. (golf) In match play, when a player or team leads the match by the same number of holes as remain to be played. ¹

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Definition of Dormie

1. being ahead by as many holes in golf as remain to be played [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dormie

dormant account
dormant volcano
dormant volcanoes
dormants
dormative
dormaunt
dormcest
dormedory
dormer
dormer-window
dormer-windows
dormer window
dormered
dormers
dormice
dormie (current term)
dormient
dormin
dormins
dormition
dormitions
dormitive
dormitive principle
dormitive principles
dormitive virtue
dormitories
dormitory
dormitory room
dormlike
dormmate

Literary usage of Dormie

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1. Mark Twain's Library of Humor by Mark Twain (1906)
"Mr. dormie is now feeling very thankful, as the wretched animal immediately turned green about ... Why couldn't Mr. dormie have taken the medicine himself? ..."

2. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"If one side were two holes ahead, with only two more to be played, that side would be dormie two, and if it won the next hole, it would have won by three ..."

3. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1907)
"In the fourth round he halved the 28th, won the 29th and 30th, halved the 31st, being dormie 5. He won the 32nd, so that the match cinl. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"The world has no cares for the man who is “dormie two” with a blue sky overhead, the green links beneath his foot, and the sound of the sea in his ears. ..."

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