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English definition of “lodger”

lodger

noun [C]     /ˈlɒdʒ.ər/ US  /ˈlɑː.dʒɚ/ (US also roomer)
someone who pays for a place to sleep, and usually for meals, in someone else's house: She takes in lodgers to make a bit of extra money.People who live or settle somewhereRenting propertyMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general
(Definition of lodger noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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