Definition of Boarder

1. Noun. A tenant in someone's house.

Exact synonyms: Lodger, Roomer
Generic synonyms: Renter, Tenant
Derivative terms: Board, Lodge, Room



2. Noun. Someone who forces their way aboard ship. "Stand by to repel boarders"
Generic synonyms: Interloper, Intruder, Trespasser
Derivative terms: Board

3. Noun. A pupil who lives at school during term time.
Generic synonyms: Pupil, School-age Child, Schoolchild
Derivative terms: Board, Board

Definition of Boarder

1. n. One who has food statedly at another's table, or meals and lodgings in his house, for pay, or compensation of any kind.

Definition of Boarder

1. Noun. A pupil who lives at school during term time. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who pays for meals and lodging in a house rather than a hotel. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) A sailor attacking an enemy ship by boarding her, or one repelling such attempts by an enemy. ¹

4. Noun. Someone who uses a snowboard ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boarder

1. one that boards [n -S] - See also: boards

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boarder

board of appeals
board of directors
board of education
board of regents
board of selectmen
board of trustees
board out
board room
board rooms
board rule
board shorts
board up
boardable
boarded
boarded up
boarder (current term)
boardercross
boarders
boardgame
boardgames
boardie
boardies
boarding
boarding card
boarding house
boarding houses
boarding parties
boarding party
boarding school

Literary usage of Boarder

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1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"There are two classes of persons who are entertained by inn keepers for reward, guests and boarders.1 The distinction between a guest and a boarder, ..."

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