Definition of roomer in English:


Syllabification: room·er
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞omər, ˈro͝om-


North American
A renter of a room in another person’s house.
More example sentences
  • Now she would be able to build a smaller house, take in roomers, and have more room for the plants which she loved so dearly.
  • The Buscherts took in one roomer at a rate of $7 per week to help cover costs.
  • (Adults living with others were asked by the Census to classify their relationship to the others as, among other things, ‘husband/wife,’ ‘housemate/roommate,’ ‘roomer / boarder,’ and ‘unmarried partner’).

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