Definitions

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  • n. One who keeps a hostel or inn.
  • n. A student in a hostel, or small unendowed college in Oxford or Cambridge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a traveler who lodges in hostels
  • n. an owner or manager of hotels

Etymologies

hostel +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Any hosteller, who broke ranks, immediately was brought back into line.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was enjoined that the hosteller, or brother in charge of the hospitium, should have "facility of expression, elegant manners, and a respectable bringing up; and if he have no substance to bestow he may at any rate exhibit a cheerful countenance and agreeable conversation, for friends are multiplied by agreeable words."

    English Villages

  • Harman dined with us, and great sport to hear him tell how Will Joyce grows rich by the custom of the City coming to his end of the towne, and how he rants over his brother and sister for their keeping an Inne, and goes thither and tears like a prince, calling him hosteller and his sister hostess.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • As a hosteller, r we allowed to keep bikes in IIT D premises???

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  • Alan Reade, a civil engineer who lives in Claverley, was a keen youth hosteller and recalls how, as a 12-year-old in August 1953, he and his brother cycled from home to Criccieth for their usual family summer holiday.

    Shropshire Star

  • As she is a hosteller, she collects details from her friends of other discipline too.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The Class VII student was a hosteller and a native of Kunepally village in Renjal mandal.

    AndhraCafe.com

  • Up, but very good friends with her before I rose, and so to the office, where we sat all the forenoon, and then home to dinner, where Harman dined with us, and great sport to hear him tell how Will Joyce grows rich by the custom of the City coming to his end of the towne, and how he rants over his brother and sister for their keeping an Inne, and goes thither and tears like a prince, calling him hosteller and his sister hostess.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, December 1666

  • his brother and sister for their keeping an Inne, and goes thither and tears like a prince, calling him hosteller and his sister hostess.

    Pepys' Diary

  • Manoj Bharati, a hosteller at Hindu College said, "Though things have improved a lot over the years and there is hardly any ragging these days.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

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