[ UK /dˈɔːmɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɔɹmɝ/ ]
  1. a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
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How To Use dormer In A Sentence

  • A park full of merry hay-makers; gay red and blue waggons; stalwart horses switching off the flies; dark avenues of tall elms; groups of abele, 'tossing their whispering silver to the sun'; and amid them the house, -- a great square red-brick mass, made light and cheerful though by quoins and windows of white Sarsden stone, with high peaked French roofs, broken by louvres and dormers, haunted by a thousand swallows and starlings. The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live In
  • After repairing and replacing key house elements like windows and siding, they inserted a dormer, a porch, and a large, elegant steel-and-glass bifold door.
  • The house rose three stories, the third being a steep roof with five dormer windows across. Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear
  • It was typically Scottish, with its dormer windows, wooden staircase and whitewashed walls.
  • All she needs is the rocking chair in that dormer window where she sits all day long, crocheting and watching the neighbors.
  • On the ground floor of the entrance facade, a shallow porch with four columns links the two bay windows, and a steep mansard roof with dormer windows is crowned by a grand octagonal cupola.
  • A more ambitious neighbor raised the roof, added dormers, expanded the garage to include space for three cars, and installed a fence to contain their new puppy.
  • The three bed dormer detached bungalow provides many extras and is within easy reach of the town centre.
  • This one has a gambrel roof, wide shed roof dormers, and a shed roof over the porch.
  • Sisko had always loved the look of the beautiful old building, with its wide, columned porch on the first floor, the ornate railing enclosing the upstairs porch, the detailed brackets beneath the eaves, the paired dormers rising from the red-tiled roof. Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire
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