cottager

noun
cot·​tag·​er | \ ˈkä-ti-jər How to pronounce cottager (audio) \

Definition of cottager

: a person who lives in a cottage

Examples of cottager in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This time, then, it’s not just a fling with a cottager or a bachelor farmer who hit it off with you. Robert Mcgill, The Atlantic, 23 July 2021 The town has always been a place filled with lake people—its own Ontario character type, comprising enthusiastic cottagers and the more grizzly beachfront locals. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, 14 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of cottager

1523, in the meaning defined above

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7 Aug 2021

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“Cottager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cottager. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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cottager

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cottager

: a person who lives in a cottage

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