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



    BrE BrE//ˈlɒdʒɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːdʒɪŋ//
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  1. 1[uncountable] temporary accommodation full board and lodging (= a room to stay in and all meals provided)
  2. 2 [countable, usually plural] (old-fashioned) a room or rooms in somebody else’s house that you rent to live in It was cheaper to live in lodgings than in a hotel.
  3. Extra examples He stays in cheap lodgings near the university. He’s lived in lodgings most of his life. She finally took lodgings with a friend in town. The total fee, which includes full board and lodging , is $1 000.
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