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HOSTEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hostel mean? 

HOSTEL (noun)
  The noun HOSTEL has 2 senses:

1. a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
2. inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)

  Familiarity information: HOSTEL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOSTEL (noun)


Sense 1hostel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

auberge; hostel; hostelry; inn; lodge

Hypernyms ("hostel" is a kind of...):

hotel (a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services)

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

caravan inn; caravansary; caravanserai; khan (an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans)

imaret (a hostel for pilgrims in Turkey)

post house; posthouse (an inn for exchanging post horses and accommodating riders)

roadhouse (an inn (usually outside city limits on a main road) providing meals and liquor and dancing and (sometimes) gambling)


Sense 2hostel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

student lodging; youth hostel; hostel

Hypernyms ("hostel" is a kind of...):

housing; living accommodations; lodging (structures collectively in which people are housed)


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