co·​res·​i·​dent (ˌ)kō-ˈre-zə-dənt How to pronounce coresident (audio)
variants or co-resident
: residing together in the same place
coresident adult children
The U.S. had 788,730 unmarried grandparents who were responsible for most of the basic care of a co-resident grandchild in 2014.Lewis Diuguid
coresident noun
or co-resident
plural coresidents or co-residents
our coresidents and neighbors
These women returned not to family homes but to "residences" which they shared not with husbands but with "co-residents." Frank Zepezauer
(ˌ)kō-ˌre-zə-ˈden(t)-shəl How to pronounce coresident (audio)
or co-residential
studies of individuals and coresidential groupings
Among fathers with children under age 5 … 81 percent of co-residential fathers played with their children daily … Stacy Teicher Khadaroo

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coresident was in 1880

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“Coresident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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