boarder

noun board·er \ ˈbȯr-dər \

Definition of boarder

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

Synonyms
tenant, lessee, lodger, renter, roomer
Antonyms
landlord, lessor, letter
Related Words
cotenant, subtenant; flatmate [chiefly British], roommate (also roomie); guest, visitor; occupant, occupier, resident, resider
Near Antonyms
laird [chiefly Scottish], landholder, landowner, proprietor; landlady; slumlord; host, innkeeper, proprietor

BOARDER Defined for English Language Learners

boarder

noun

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

noun board·er \ ˈbȯr-dər \

Definition of boarder for Students

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


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