Definition of Dormobile in English:

Dormobile

noun

Trademark; British
  • A motor caravan that can be used for sleeping in.

    • ‘We had a women's meeting that night, and on the spur of the moment we decided to get in a Dormobile and go down there.’
    • ‘If you would like to see what Dormobiles look like I have a page with pictures.’
    • ‘On a per model basis I strongly suspect that Dormobiles are the most traveled model of Land Rover.’
    • ‘I spent an hour there, waiting for the Dormobile to be excavated, looking for puffins.’
    • ‘From the late 1960s my family spent every weekend and most of the summer holidays axle-deep in a muddy field surrounded by 50 or so other Dormobiles.’
    mobile home, camper, caravanette

Origin

1950s blend of dormitory and automobile.

Pronunciation

Dormobile

/ˈdɔːməbiːl/