dorm dorm  /ˈdɔrm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a college or university building containing living quarters for students

Usage(s):

  1. Speck knew there were eight women in the dorm; he did not know that a friend was also staying over that night.
  2. After she left her dorm, Donohue's mind was still struggling to process what she had seen.
  3. Let's face it a cramped dorm room is no place for a six-speaker surround-sound system.

News

  1. Former ECSU dorm security officer sentenced in sexual assault case

    ELIZABETH CITY — A former dorm security officer at Elizabeth City State University must serve 34 days in jail after being convicted of sexual assault in a case that caused the school’s chancellor and police chief to leave.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

  2. Former ECSU dorm security officer sentenced

    A former dorm security officer at Elizabeth City State University must serve 34 days in jail after being convicted of sexual assault in a case that caused the school's chancellor and police chief to leave.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. ECSU dorm security officer guilty of sexual assault

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.  A man was convicted Monday in a dorm room sexual assault case that led to the departure of a university police chief and chancellor. Elizabeth City State University student Katherine Lowe testified that not only did campus police fail to investigate her complaint, college administrators, including from the Human Resources Department, pressured her to drop it.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

Quotes

  1. "Oh, yeah. I'll know more today, but I think Hernandez is on the back half (of the flu). We're worried about Dempsy because he's on the front half of it," Meyer said. "We go to the extremes. They get a separate dorm room for them. They get a...
    on Sep 20, 2009 By: Urban Meyer Source: USA Today

  2. A college student 40 years ago, Clinton recalled, "I walked into my dorm room and took my book bag and hurled it across the room."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Seattle Times

  3. "So we come back from the movie, we're kind of dancing, we're both kind of playing Gene Kelly, and some guy wrestles me to the ground in our dorm," Ballmer said.
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: USA Today

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