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BOARDING HOUSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does boarding house mean? 

BOARDING HOUSE (noun)
  The noun BOARDING HOUSE has 1 sense:

1. a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests

  Familiarity information: BOARDING HOUSE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOARDING HOUSE (noun)


Sense 1boarding house [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

boarding house; boardinghouse

Hypernyms ("boarding house" is a kind of...):

house (a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "boarding house"):

bed and breakfast; bed-and-breakfast (an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast)


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