hotelier

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noun ho·te·lier \hō-ˈtel-yər; ˌō-təl-ˈyā, ˌȯ-\

Definition of hotelier

  1. :  a proprietor or manager of a hotel

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Origin and Etymology of hotelier

French hôtelier, from Old French hostelier, from hostel


HOTELIER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of hotelier for English Language Learners

  • : a person who owns or operates a hotel


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