Words at Play : Top 10 User-Submitted Words, Vol. 3

#6: Flotel 

Definition:

a floating hotel esp. a hotel located on a ship or a barge

Example:

"The flotel could be moved if significant amounts of oil wash up at another location. Another flotel sits about 15 miles away, off Grand Isle, and BP plans to establish them elsewhere along the coast." — Ben Nuckols, The Associated Press, June 1, 2010

Submitted by:

K.A. Hoffa, PA

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