Boarder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɔːrdər|  American pronunciation of the word boarder
Brit.  |ˈbɔːdə|  British pronunciation of the word boarder

noun

- a tenant in someone's house (syn: lodger, roomer)
- someone who forces their way aboard ship

stand by to repel boarders

- a pupil who lives at school during term time

Examples

She decided to take in boarders.

Half of the students are boarders.

He was sent to be a boarder at the school for six months.

He was killed by the boarder guards.

Word forms

noun
singular: boarder
plural: boarders
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