Dormobile


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Dormobile

(ˈdɔːməʊˌbiːl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) trademark a vanlike vehicle specially equipped for living in while travelling
Translations

Dormobile

® [ˈdɔːməbiːl] N (Brit) → combi f

Dormobile®

nWohnmobil nt, → Campingbus m
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Kombi, bus, dormobile, whatever you call it, this was the most iconic, adored vehicle of the 60s and 70s: workhorse, surfboardcarrier and love shack, owned by overlanders, caravanners, celebrities, and me.
The model trundled on for many years and became the basis for the much loved Dormobile which is an iconic word among motor caravan fans to whom it is as dear as the VW Microbus camper is to its aficionados.
The model trundled on for many years and became the basis for the much loved Dormobile, which is an iconic word among motor caravan fans to whom it is as dear as the VW Microbus camper is to its aficionados.
The main group had arrived in a brown Bedford Dormobile type van parked outside.
As I arrive, a middle-aged couple pull away in a Dormobile, leaving me temporarily on my own, but soon they all begin to arrive: the besuited forty-something with the woman who may or may not be his secretary; the rough and ready chap in the white van with the lack of windows; the pair of pensioners with the Thermos flask and the guilty expressions.
We got some good press coverage, including a piece in the TV Times, entitled "The Dips in the groove", which pictured us standing beside our lipsticksmeared Commer dormobile.
Bedford Dormobile I bought it for pounds 25 to use for work at the age of 17.
Mention of a dormobile places this report firmly in the 1970s, but further evidence is supplied by the final paragraph of the report accompanying the picture, which states: "The girls at the theatre are quite happy about the arrangement though - for the shops are all downhill from Barras Bridge.
I'd take my driving licence (instead of waiting 20 years), buy a Dormobile and travel.
Anthony's first wife Llewela, who liked a drink, never knew of their relationship, but, after her death in 1968, they married - celebrating their freedom by setting off on an extended trip of Europe in a Dormobile van, during which she drove, often with a cavalier indifference to the Highway Code, while he typed in the back.
After two years at Hill Valleyand now 18, he won his European Tour card and chased all over the Continent in search of success, travelling and living in an old Dormobile.
Things may have become a lot more comfortable since, as Woosnam traded his dormobile for a private jet to fly around the world as US Masters champion, but the same fighting qualities are very much apparent as he faces up to the biggest battle of his career as Ryder Cup captain.