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  • adj. Resembling a dorm (dormitory) or some aspect of one.


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dorm +‎ -like


  • The corporate culture was an institutionalized, dormlike casualness, oddly fused to intense devotion and exertion.

    The Facebook Effect

  • Tucked between the gumball machine, the George Foreman grill and the doggie kennel in his dormlike office you'll find books by Henry Kissinger and stray issues of The Economist.

    Red, White & Funny

  • The dormlike atmosphere precludes heavy-duty interior design ideas.


  • More important, he says, he runs a sane shop that disdains dormlike allnighters.

    Business and financial news -

  • It was a welcome relief for Grant, who had lived in a series of dormlike shelters for years.

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  • Youths live in dormlike "cottages" and three teachers work on-site, assisted by therapists, learning specialists, a nurse and case managers. Headlines

  • Although the Van Ryns owned a cabin on one end of the campground, ever since she first attended girls’ camp Laura had stayed with the rest of the campers in the long dormlike cabins.

    Mistaken Identity


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