Meaning of “dormer” in the English Dictionary

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"dormer" in British English

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dormernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɔː.mər/ us /ˈdɔːr.mɚ/ also dormer window

Examples from literature

  • Above, rises a tall pointed roof ornamented with four odd-looking dormers near the apex. 
  • Faces in dormer windows waited for them. 
  • Instead, he made his way to a little attic room with a dormer window. 
  • Involuntarily, as if the persons below could have seen his face at the tiny dormer, he drew back. 
  • This time a girl was leaning out of the dormer window. 

(Definition of “dormer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)