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dormitory a building with many bedrooms, often lived in by students. Many colleges have dormitories.
dormouse a small mammal that sleeps during the day. Dormice are rodents that live in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Many kinds of dormice look like small squirrels.
dory1 a small, narrow boat with a flat bottom, high sides, and a sharply pointed bow.
dory2 either of two fishes of the Atlantic Ocean that have narrow, flattened bodies and fins like spines.
dose an amount of medicine to be taken at one time or at certain times.
dot a little mark or spot; speck. [5 definitions]
dote to have or show too much love or affection (usually followed by "on" or "upon").
double in two; in a pair. [13 definitions]
double bass the largest instrument of the violin family and that which has the deepest tone. The double bass is often called simply "the bass."
double-cross (informal) to fool or cheat by doing the opposite of what one has agreed to do.
doubleheader two games held one after the other on the same day.
doubt to not know for sure; be uncertain about the truth of. [5 definitions]
doubtful having or causing doubt. [3 definitions]
doubtless certainly.
dough a thick mixture of flour or meal and a liquid such as water or milk that is prepared for baking into bread, cake, or the like. [2 definitions]
doughnut a small, sweet cake shaped like a ring, that has been fried in deep fat.
dove1 a type of small pigeon, or a bird like a pigeon. [2 definitions]
dove2 a past tense of dive.
down1 from a higher to a lower position; toward or into a lower position. [13 definitions]
down2 fine, soft, fuzzy feathers. Down covers young birds. Down is also found underneath the outside feathers of some adult birds.
downcast looking downward. [2 definitions]