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rooming house

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noun room·ing house \ˈrü-miŋ-, ˈru̇-\

Simple Definition of rooming house

  • : a house where rooms with furniture are rented to people to live in

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rooming house

  1. :  a house where lodgings are provided for rent

Examples of rooming house in a sentence

  1. After losing his job, he moved to a cheap rooming house.



1893

First Known Use of rooming house

1893


ROOMING HOUSE Defined for Kids

rooming house

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noun room·ing house

Definition of rooming house for Students

  1. :  a house having furnished rooms for rent to lodgers




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