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noun ho·tel \hō-ˈtel, ˈhō-ˌ\

Simple Definition of hotel

  • : a place that has rooms in which people can stay especially when they are traveling : a place that provides food, lodging, and other services for paying guests

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hotel

  1. :  an establishment that provides lodging and usually meals, entertainment, and various personal services for the public :  inn

hoteldom

play \-dəm\ noun

Examples of hotel in a sentence

  1. check out of a hotel

  2. <for their 50th anniversary they stayed at one of the finest hotels in San Francisco>



Origin and Etymology of hotel

French hôtel, from Old French hostel hostel


First Known Use: 1765

Rhymes with hotel

band shell, barbell, Becquerel, Blackwell, bluebell, bombshell, bridewell, cadelle, cartel, chandelle, Chanel, clamshell, compel, cormel, cornel, corral, cowbell, cupel, diel, dispel, doorbell, dry cell, dry well, dumbbell, duxelles, ear shell, eggshell, excel, expel, farewell, fat cell, foretell, fuel cell, gazelle, germ cell, Glaspell, gromwell, groundswell, half shell, handbell, hard sell, hard-shell, harebell, impel, indwell, inkwell, Jarrell, jurel, Kandel, lampshell, lapel, Mandel, marcel, maxwell, Maxwell, micelle, misspell, morel, motel, nacelle, nerve cell, Nobel, noel, nouvelle, nutshell, oil well, Orel, Orwell, outsell, pall-mall, Parnell, pastel, pell-mell, pixel, pointelle, Ponselle, presell, propel, quenelle, rakehell, rappel, Ravel, rebel, refel, repel, respell, retell, riel, rondel, Roswell, saurel, scalpel, seashell, sequel, sleigh bell, soft sell, soft-shell, solgel, speedwell, spinel, stairwell, star shell, stem cell, tooth shell, unsell, unwell, upwell, wind-bell


Hotel

ho·tel

Definition of Hotel

  1. —a communications code word for the letter h



1952

First Known Use of hotel

1952

Other Alphabet Terms


HOTEL Defined for Kids

hotel

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noun ho·tel \hō-ˈtel\

Definition of hotel for Students

  1. :  a place that provides lodging and meals for the public :  inn





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