from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A roommate.

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  • n. a roommate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an associate who shares a room with you


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  • We have teachers, students (my roomie is a freshman at Alverno), engineers, homemakers, crossing guards, lawyers, and activists. 25% of us don't affiliate with any major party.

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  • The past two nights, my roomie has been my cousin.

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  • I know my roomie is a good person, he just really seems so one-dimensional.

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  • Being able to come here with my roomie is the purrrfect way to complete week one of my hellish double header.

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  • Today marks Megan I usually refer to her as "roomie" on here and my 6 year anniversary of friendship.

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  • Her "roomie," Johnny Weir, had taken the room with the bigger bathroom, the one with the tub.

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  • He and 'roomie' Simon Wiles penned it together last night.

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  • His Molineux "roomie" was goalkeeper Mike Stowell, who was another who spent yesterday in quiet reflection at the sad news of his old pal.

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  • Maybe his 'roomie' will catch wind of why the scumbag is in there. "

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  • He's made terrific music almost non-stop since then I enjoyed tormenting my dour Pink Floyd-head college roomie with "Housequake," and recently I've been revisiting Musicology, and -- setlists available elsewhere -- you name the hit, he played the living hell out of it during his recent run.

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