rooming house

noun room·ing house \ ˈrü-miŋ- , ˈru̇- \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of rooming house

: a house where lodgings are provided for rent

Examples of rooming house in a Sentence

  1. After losing his job, he moved to a cheap rooming house.

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First Known Use of rooming house

1873


ROOMING HOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

rooming house

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Definition of rooming house for English Language Learners

  • : a house where rooms with furniture are rented to people to live in


ROOMING HOUSE Defined for Kids

rooming house

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Definition of rooming house for Students

: a house having furnished rooms for rent to lodgers

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