Definition of lodging in English:

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lodging

Pronunciation: /ˈläjiNG/

noun

1A place in which someone lives or stays temporarily: they found a cheap lodging in a backstreet a fee for board and lodging
More example sentences
  • Both are being given full board and lodging at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort and are guaranteed employment with the resort after completion of their subsidized training.
  • You pay for administrative costs, for your board and lodging (absurdly cheap), and your air fare.
  • Harvard offers generous aid and loans to cover its annual fees of around £17,000 plus board and lodging of £7,000, as do other top colleges.
1.1 (lodgings) A room or rooms rented out to someone, usually in the same residence as the owner.
Example sentences
  • The remainder are in supported lodgings, community homes or in residential care.
  • Both the New Town and the Old Town offer numerous lodgings in private houses and small family hotels.
  • Cheap lodgings and a shift away from family entertainment have made the capital of glam a top business stop.
Synonyms
accommodations, rooms, chambers, living quarters, place to stay, a roof over one's head, housing, shelter
informal digs, pad, nest

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Syllabification: lodg·ing

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