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 (ro͞o′mē, ro͝om′ē)
n. Informal
A roommate.


informal US a roommate


or room•y

(ˈru mi, ˈrʊm i)

n., pl. room•ies.
Informal. roommate.
[1915–20, Amer.; by shortening; see -ie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roomie - an associate who shares a room with youroomie - an associate who shares a room with you
friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
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