mortgagenoun [ C ]uk /ˈmɔː.ɡɪdʒ/ us /ˈmɔːr.ɡɪdʒ/
- People who default on their mortgage repayments may have their home repossessed.
- Having a big mortgage is a real drain on your earnings.
- After falling behind with his mortgage repayments he now faces eviction from his home.
- She got behind with her mortgage and the house was repossessed.
- They were forced to give up their home because they couldn't pay the mortgage.