youth hostel

noun

Examples of youth hostel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The three of us ended up in some very dodgy youth hostel. Devon Ivie, Vulture, 30 May 2024 The defendant, who'd been staying at a youth hostel in Kensington and Chelsea in southwest London, was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £134 (or about $167), according to Sky. Patrick Smith, NBC News, 19 Apr. 2024 Glasnow has gone on at least one, and sometimes two, major trips every offseason for a decade or so, often traveling solo and staying in youth hostels during his minor league years before upgrading his accommodations as his big league income grew. Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 After all, youth hostels have been around for over a century. Kathleen Wong, USA TODAY, 26 Feb. 2024 Lucy Josephs’s online search last year for lodging on the Adriatic coast led her to a youth hostel in Kotor, Montenegro, that stood out for exceptionally high online ratings from thousands of satisfied customers. Harriet Torry, WSJ, 14 Dec. 2023 Eager to follow in Elon’s footsteps, James left South Africa, briefly living a nomadic lifestyle in youth hostels before pursuing a higher education at UC Berkeley (for which Elon paid). Kylie Robison, Fortune, 12 Sep. 2023 On that trip, McNally explored the island by bicycle, sleeping on the beach in Menemsha or in youth hostels. Kate Betts, ELLE Decor, 13 Apr. 2023 That place wasn’t communal the way a lot of youth hostels were. Deborah Treisman, The New Yorker, 12 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of youth hostel was in 1929

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“Youth hostel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/youth%20hostel. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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