co·​res·​i·​dent | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈre-zə-dənt How to pronounce coresident (audio) , -ˈrez-dənt, -ˈre-zə-ˌdent \
variants: or co-resident

Definition of coresident

: 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

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coresident or co-resident noun, 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
coresidential \ (ˌ)kō-​ˌre-​zə-​ˈden(t)-​shəl How to pronounce coresident (audio) , -​ˌrez-​ˈden(t)-​shəl \ or co-residential adjective
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

First Known Use of coresident

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Coresident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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