Definition of Lodger

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

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



Definition of Lodger

1. n. One who, or that which, lodges; one who occupies a hired room in another's house.

Definition of Lodger

1. Noun. A person who lodges in another's house (compare (term tenant)). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lodger

1. one that resides in rented quarters [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lodger

lodestar
lodestars
lodestone
lodestones
lodge
lodge in
lodge pole
lodgeable
lodged
lodgement
lodgements
lodgepole
lodgepole pine
lodgepole pines
lodgepoles
lodger (current term)
lodgers
lodges
lodgest
lodgeth
lodging
lodging house
lodgings
lodgment
lodgments
lodicula
lodiculae
lodicule
lodicules
lodranite

Literary usage of Lodger

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1. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"A little too much, I think," Miss Bella reflected scornfully, " to have Pa's lodger laying claim to me, and keeping eligible people off! A little too much, ..."

2. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
""It is always important in determining whether a man is a lodger, to see whether the owner of the house retains his character of master of the house, ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A "lodger" le defined by Burrill as "one who occupies hired apartments In another's house; a tenant of part of another house. Volume 2, p. 166." Ullman v. ..."

4. The Publications of the Harleian Society by Harleian Society (1878)
"29 Frederick Cordis, a lodger at Richard Shephard's : bur. in south ... 21 John Godman, lodger at Mr Spackman's : carried away to in south Isle Feb. ..."

5. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland: And by John Condie Stewart Sandeman, Scotland Courts (1905)
"A lodger who has changed his lodgings must put in a new claim and have it of ... Franchise-lodger—Sole Tenant.— Sole occupancy by a lodger of a bedroom of ..."

6. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1882)
"The learned Judge left it to the jury to say whether the plaintiff was a lodger or not. The jury found that he was, and judgment was given for him. ..."

7. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1854)
"nI congratulated the fahr Bobbs upon, the addition to her family, and hoped that the new lodger arid I would speedily become good friends, especially as our ..."

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