Definition of Rooming house

1. Noun. A house where rooms are rented.

Exact synonyms: Lodging House
Generic synonyms: Accommodation, House
Specialized synonyms: Dosshouse, Flophouse



Definition of Rooming house

1. Noun. A house which lets out furnished apartments. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rooming House

roomers
roomes
roomette
roomettes
roomful
roomfuls
roomie
roomier
roomies
roomiest
roomily
roominess
roominesses
rooming
rooming-in care
rooming house (current term)
rooming houses
roomless
roomlike
roommate
roommatehood
roommates
roommateship
rooms
roomsful
roomsome
roomth
roomthy
roomwise
roomy

Literary usage of Rooming house

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"The business of keeping a rooming house is one so far affecting the public health, morals, or welfare that it is competent for municipal authorities to ..."

2. The Lodging House Problem in Boston by Albert Benedict Wolfe (1906)
"This investigation deals with the rooming-house only, and with the mercantile employees and skilled mechanics whom it shelter^ The distinction between the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1915)
"On an exchange of real property for a rooming-house business, where plaintiff was familiar with the rooming-house which she received in the exchange, ..."

4. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"rooming house, dags A, as used herein, shall mean any rooming house ... Each sleeping room In any rooming house must have at least 400 cubic feet of air ..."

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