boarder

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noun board·er \ˈbȯr-dər\

Definition of boarder

  1. 1 :  one that boards; especially :  one that is provided with regular meals or regular meals and lodging

  2. 2 :  a person who rides a snowboard :  snowboarder

Examples of boarder in a Sentence

  1. She decided to take in boarders.

  2. Half of the students are boarders.

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First Known Use of boarder

1530


BOARDER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of boarder for English Language Learners

  • : a person who pays to live and have daily meals at another person's house or at a school

  • : a person who uses a snowboard


BOARDER Defined for Kids

boarder

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noun board·er \ˈbȯr-dər\

Definition of boarder for Students

  1. :  a person who pays for meals and a place to live at another's house



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