Definition of homestay noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhəʊmsteɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊmsteɪ//
[countable, uncountable]
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an arrangement that provides accommodation for students or tourists in the home of a family in exchange for payment The trip includes a homestay in a traditional village. We arrange homestays for students and school groups. Live with an American family in homestay and learn the language and customs.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: homestay