Recent Examples of motel from the Web
For most fans, a trailer serves as a carryall and mobile motel room
The gun purchase was six weeks before the teens were abducted from a Merrillville motel and driven to Hobart, where they were shot in the head, execution-style.
Greg the Bunny creator and Tangerine director Sean Baker follows up his shot-on-an-iPhone indie hit with this lush 35mm film about a strip of low-cost motels near Disney World in Orlando, and the young kids who live there.
When Gilbert gives the word, each pair of guests enters a motel room.
Halley’s foul-mouthed daughter Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) apparently never goes to school, but Baker teaches us the delights of childhood poverty when Moonee and her motel peers consume jelly sandwiches and look at rainbows and fireworks from afar.
Flores, now 52, said some of her darkest moments came in motel bathrooms.
His detailed journals about the habits of the motel occupants grew, after decades, into an undeniably useful and fascinating study.
David was working with other members of Fortville Christian Church, helping residents of a motel populated by transients, when people there told him about a young woman who had been living on her own.
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Origin and Etymology of motel
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
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