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

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First Known Use of roomer

1859

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ROOMER Defined for English Language Learners

roomer

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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