Definition of hospitality in English:

hospitality

Syllabification: hos·pi·tal·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌhäspiˈtalitē
 
/

noun

adjective

Back to top  
  • Relating to or denoting the business of housing or entertaining visitors: the hospitality industry
    More example sentences
    • A rally was organised by various business houses in the hospitality industry.
    • Licensing trust members are elected under the Sale of Liquor Act to operate businesses in the hospitality industry.
    • He said 80 percent of them were now employed within the hospitality sector and various business houses.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French hospitalite, from Latin hospitalitas, from hospitalis 'hospitable' (see hospital).

More definitions of hospitality

Definition of hospitality in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space