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Meaning of BOARDER

Pronunciation:  'bowrdur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a pupil who lives at school during term time
  2. [n]  someone who forces their way aboard ship; "stand by to repel boarders"
  3. [n]  a tenant in someone's house

BOARDER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: lodger, roomer
 See Also: interloper, intruder, pupil, renter, schoolchild, tenant, trespasser



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Board"er\, n.
1. One who has food statedly at another's table, or meals and
   lodgings in his house, for pay, or compensation of any

2. (Naut.) One who boards a ship; one selected to board an
   enemy's ship. --Totten.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: board-and-roomer, bon vivant, Brillat-Savarin, cannibal, carnivore, connoisseur of food, consumer, diner, diner-out, eater, eater-out, epicure, feeder, flesh-eater, fruitarian, gastronome, glutton, gourmand, gourmet, grain-eater, graminivore, granivore, herbivore, high liver, hungry mouth, lactovegetarian, lessee, lodger, Lucullus, luncher, man-eater, meat-eater, mouth, omnivore, omophagist, pantophagist, paying guest, phytophage, picnicker, plant-eater, predacean, renter, roomer, tenant, transient, transient guest, trencherman, underlessee, vegetarian