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innkeeper

Line breaks: inn|keep¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnkiːpə
 
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Definition of innkeeper in English:

noun

chiefly archaic
A person who runs an inn.
Example sentences
  • A man was sitting there speaking to the innkeeper, other patrons carried on at their tables.
  • They pulled on their packs, put on their boots, pulled up their hoods, and paid the innkeeper with silent swiftness.
  • She left with a wave to the kind innkeeper and stepped outside into the morning air.
Synonyms
landlord, landlady, hotelier, hotel owner, hotel keeper, proprietor, manager, manageress, host;
archaic alewife

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