Part of speech: noun

An occupant.

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Usage examples "inmate":

  1. But H. P. Grattan has since claimed the distinction of being, like the doctor, an inmate of the retreat known as Her Majesty's Fleet, where he was visited by Henry Mayhew. - "The History of "Punch"", M. H. Spielmann.
  2. Twenty years ago such an inmate here would have made you jealous? - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. Its only inmate lay on a couch that brought her face to a level with the window. - "Mugby Junction", Charles Dickens.