- noun /bɔədə/
When I left for college, my parents took on a boarder in my old room to help defray expenses.
The student body consisted primarily of boarders, except for a few children belonging to the school staff.
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Boarder — Board er, n. 1. One who has food statedly at another s table, or meals and lodgings in his house, for pay, or compensation of any kind. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) One who boards a ship; one selected to board an enemy s ship. Totten. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
boarder — index habitant, inhabitant, lessee, lodger, resident Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
boarder — (n.) 1520s, one who has food and/or lodging at the house of another, from BOARD (Cf. board) (n.1) in the food sense; meaning one who boards (an enemy s) ships is from 1769, from BOARD (Cf. board) (n.2) … Etymology dictionary
boarder — ► NOUN 1) a person who boards, in particular a pupil who lives in school during term time. 2) a person who forces their way on to a ship in an attack … English terms dictionary
boarder — [bôr′dər] n. 1. a person who regularly gets meals, or room and meals, at another s home for pay 2. a person who boards a ship, aircraft, etc., esp. one of the crew detailed to board a hostile ship … English World dictionary
boarder — [[t]bɔ͟ː(r)də(r)[/t]] boarders N COUNT A boarder is a pupil who lives at school during the term. [BRIT] Sue started as a boarder at Benenden last September … English dictionary
boarder — UK [ˈbɔː(r)də(r)] / US [ˈbɔrdər] noun [countable] Word forms boarder : singular boarder plural boarders 1) someone who pays to live in a house as a guest of the family who owns it 2) a boy or girl who lives at a boarding school … English dictionary
Boarder — A boarder may be a person who:*snowboards *skateboards *bodyboards *surfs *stays at a boarding house *attends a boarding schoolSee also: board, border … Wikipedia
Boarder — Recorded in many spelling forms including Board, Boarder, Boards, Boardman, Border, Boord, Borde, Laborde, Bordes, Bordas, Bordis, Bourdel, and many others, this is a surname which may be either of Olde English or French origins. If the former it … Surnames reference
boarder — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. guest, paying guest, lodger, roomer, diner, patron, resident, star boarder* … English dictionary for students