Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that lodges, especially one who rents and lives in a furnished room.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who lodges in another's house (compare tenant).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, lodges; one who occupies a hired room in another's house.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who lodges; especially, one who lives in a hired room or rooms in the house of another.

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

  • n. a tenant in someone's house

Etymologies

lodge +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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