boarding housenoun [ C ]uk /ˈbɔː.dɪŋ ˌhaʊs/ us /ˈbɔːr.dɪŋ ˌhaʊs/ US also rooming house
Examples from literature
- And the friendly people at the boarding house noticed the change in him.
- His wife kept a first-class boarding house.
- Nunneries had become aristocratic boarding houses.
- So they sought a humble boarding house in the suburbs of the city.
- The theological student has generally small means, and he must go to a cheap boarding house.