dormie
or dormy adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1847 being ahead by as many holes in golf as remain to be played in match play

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  • Dormie — (also spelled dormy ) is a term used in match play golf, denoting that the score is such that one player (or team) is the same number of holes ahead as there are still to play; thus that should one hole be halved, that leading player will win the …   Wikipedia

  • dormie — [dôr′mē] adj. [< ?] Golf ahead of an opponent by as many holes as are yet to be played …   English World dictionary

  • Dormie — In diesem Glossar werden gebräuchliche Begriffe und Abkürzungen aus der Sportart Golf (Sport) und deren Erläuterung gesammelt. 0 9 19. Loch Scherzhaft für das Clubhaus, wenn man dort nach 18 gespielten Löchern einkehrt. A Adidas Scherzhaft für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dormie — 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 • Syn: ↑dormy • Similar to: ↑up • Topics: ↑golf, ↑golf game * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • dormie — /dawr mee/, adj. Golf. (of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played. Also, dormy. [1885 90; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dormie — adjective In match play, when a player or team leads the match by the same number of holes as remain to be played …   Wiktionary

  • dormie — Part. pas. f.s. dormir …   French Morphology and Phonetics

  • dormie — dor·mie …   English syllables

  • dormie — /ˈdɔmi/ (say dawmee) adjective (of a player or side in golf) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played. Also, dormy. {19th century; origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dormie —   a. winning in golf by as many holes as remain to play …   Dictionary of difficult words

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