Meaning of “innkeeper” in the English Dictionary

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"innkeeper" in British English

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innkeepernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪnˌkiː.pər/ us /ˈɪnˌkiː.pɚ/ old use

a person who owns or manages an inn, especially in the past

(Definition of “innkeeper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"innkeeper" in American English

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innkeepernoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪnˌki·pər/ esp. old use

a person who owns or manages an inn (= a hotel)

(Definition of “innkeeper” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)