boardinghouse

noun board·ing·house \ ˈbȯr-diŋ-ˌhau̇s \
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

Definition of boardinghouse

: a lodging house at which meals are provided

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BOARDINGHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of boardinghouse for English Language Learners

  • : a house where people pay to live and have daily meals


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boardinghouse

noun board·ing·house \ ˈbȯr-diŋ-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of boardinghouse for Students

: a house at which people are given meals and often a place to live

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