What does the word boarder mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who receives meals for pay.

Usage examples for boarder

  1. She stated plainly what she expected to do for her boarder, and what she expected her boarder would do for her. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. She was a parlour- boarder, had a room to herself, and a fire in it when the weather was cold. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Miss Bunting privately thought that the new boarder, recommended by so great a personage as Signor Baroni, stood an excellent chance of being allowed a generous latitude as regards conforming to the rules at No. 24- provided she paid her bills promptly and without too careful a scrutiny of the " extras." – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler