roomer

noun room·er \ ˈrü-mər , ˈru̇- \

Definition of roomer

: one who occupies a rented room in another's house

Examples of roomer in a Sentence

  1. the new owners took in roomers to help pay for the house

First Known Use of roomer

1859

roomer Synonyms

Synonyms
boarder, lessee, lodger, renter, tenant
Antonyms
landlord, lessor, letter
Related Words
cotenant, subtenant; flatmate [chiefly British], roommate (also roomie); guest, visitor; occupant, occupier, resident, resider
Near Antonyms
laird [chiefly Scottish], landholder, landowner, proprietor; landlady; slumlord; host, innkeeper, proprietor

ROOMER Defined for English Language Learners

roomer

noun

Definition of roomer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who pays rent to live in a house with its owner


ROOMER Defined for Kids

roomer

noun room·er \ ˈrü-mər , ˈru̇- \

Definition of roomer for Students

: lodger


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