lodger

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noun lodg·er \ˈlä-jər\

Definition of lodger

  1. :  roomer

Examples of lodger in a Sentence

  1. the mysterious lodger slept all day and only went out at night

Recent Examples of lodger from the Web

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First Known Use of lodger

1596


LODGER Defined for English Language Learners

lodger

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Definition of lodger for English Language Learners

  • : a person who rents a room in another person's house


LODGER Defined for Kids

lodger

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noun lodg·er \ˈlä-jər\

Definition of lodger for Students

  1. :  a person who lives in a rented room in another's house


Law Dictionary

lodger

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noun lodg·er \ˈlä-jər\

Legal Definition of lodger

  1. :  a person who occupies a rented room in another's house; specifically :  a person who by agreement with the owner of a house acquires no property, interest, or possession therein but only the right to occupy a designated room or area that remains in the owner's legal possession



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