Definitions for boarderˈbɔr dər, ˈboʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

board•erˈbɔr dər, ˈboʊr-(n.)

  1. a person, esp. a lodger, who is supplied with regular meals.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lodger, boarder, roomer(noun)

    a tenant in someone's house

  2. boarder(noun)

    someone who forces their way aboard ship

    "stand by to repel boarders"

  3. boarder(noun)

    a pupil who lives at school during term time


  1. boarder(Noun)

    A pupil who lives at school during term time.

    The student body consisted primarily of boarders, except for a few children belonging to the school staff.

  2. boarder(Noun)

    Someone who pays for meals and lodging in a house rather than a hotel.

    When I left for college, my parents took on a boarder in my old room to help defray expenses.

  3. boarder(Noun)

    A sailor attacking an enemy ship by boarding her, or one repelling such attempts by an enemy.

    The captain shouted at the crew to grab arms and repel boarders.

  4. boarder(Noun)

    Someone who uses a snowboard

    A group of boarders swept past us as we climbed the side of the ski run

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boarder(noun)

    one who has food statedly at another's table, or meals and lodgings in his house, for pay, or compensation of any kind

  2. Boarder(noun)

    one who boards a ship; one selected to board an enemy's ship

Anagrams of boarder

  1. broader

  2. reboard

Translations for boarder

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who temporarily lives, and takes his meals, in someone else's house.

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