roomer

noun

room·​er ˈrü-mər How to pronounce roomer (audio)
ˈru̇-
: one who occupies a rented room in another's house

Examples of roomer in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roomer was in 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Roomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roomer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

roomer

noun
room·​er ˈrü-mər How to pronounce roomer (audio)
ˈru̇m-ər
: lodger

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