rest house

noun

Definition of rest house

: a building used for shelter by travelers

Examples of rest house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah disputed the Israeli version in a speech later Sunday, saying the Israeli strikes hit a Hezbollah rest house and killed two of the group’s members. Jon Gambrell, Washington Post, "Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions," 25 Aug. 2019 Rocks also crashed through the roof of a rest house where about 100 skiers and snowboarders were sheltering, the Kyodo News agency reported. Anna Fifield, Washington Post, "Japanese volcano erupts, raining rocks onto ski slope and triggering avalanche," 23 Jan. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'rest house.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of rest house

1807, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about rest house

Dictionary Entries near rest house

restful

restharrow

rest home

rest house

restie

restier

restiest

Statistics for rest house

Last Updated

8 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for rest house

The first known use of rest house was in 1807

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on rest house

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with rest house

Comments on rest house

What made you want to look up rest house? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

formidable, illustrious, or eminent

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!