Definition of boarding house noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

boarding house

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
Types of home
 
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a private house where people can pay for accommodation and meals See related entries: Types of homeExtra examples He lived in a boarding house for the last two years of his life. His parents kept a boarding house in Blackpool. She had been the landlady of a seaside boarding house.