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innkeeper

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noun inn·keep·er \ˈin-ˌkē-pər\

Simple Definition of innkeeper

  • : a person who owns or manages an inn

Full Definition of innkeeper

  1. 1 :  a proprietor of an inn

  2. 2 :  hotelman

Examples of innkeeper

  1. <the innkeeper was a very genial, accommodating host>



15th Century

First Known Use of innkeeper

15th century


INNKEEPER Defined for Kids

innkeeper

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noun inn·keep·er \ˈin-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of innkeeper

  1. :  the person who runs an inn





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