innkeeper


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inn·keep·er

 (ĭn′kē′pər)
n.
One who owns or manages an inn or hotel.

innkeeper

(ˈɪnˌkiːpə)
n
(Professions) an owner or manager of an inn

inn•keep•er

(ˈɪnˌki pər)

n.
a person who owns or manages an inn or, sometimes, a hotel.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.innkeeper - the owner or manager of an inninnkeeper - the owner or manager of an inn  
hostess - a woman innkeeper
padrone - an owner or proprietor of an inn in Italy
patron - the proprietor of an inn
victualer, victualler - an innkeeper (especially British)

innkeeper

noun publican, hotelier, mine host, host or hostess, landlord or landlady He played the part of the innkeeper in the school nativity play.
Translations
صاحِب نُزُل أو فُنْدُق
hospodský
krovært
fogadós
gestgjafi, kráreigandi
hancımeyhaneci

innkeeper

[ˈɪnkiːpəʳ] N [of pub] → tabernero/a m/f (archaic) → posadero/a m/f, mesonero/a m/f

innkeeper

[ˈɪnkiːpər] naubergiste m/f

innkeeper

n(Gast)wirt(in) m(f)

innkeeper

[ˈɪnˌkiːpəʳ] nlocandiere/a

inn

(in) noun
1. a name given to some small hotels or public houses especially in villages or the countryside.
2. in former times, a house providing food and lodging for travellers.
ˈinnkeeper noun
a person who owned or ran such a house.
References in classic literature ?
A Coffin my Innkeeper upon landing in my first whaling port; tombstones staring at me in the whalemen's chapel; and here a gallows
Don Quixote, observing the respectful bearing of the Alcaide of the fortress (for so innkeeper and inn seemed in his eyes), made answer, "Sir Castellan, for me anything will suffice, for
Had it not been for my promise to the innkeeper, she would, I think, have urged me to stay in Leatherhead that night.
The result of these reflections was that D'Artagnan, without asking information of any kind, alighted, commended the horses to the care of his lackey, entered a small room destined to receive those who wished to be alone, and desired the host to bring him a bottle of his best wine and as good a breakfast as possible--a desire which further corroborated the high opinion the innkeeper had formed of the traveler at first sight.
The abbe with difficulty got away from the enthusiastic thanks of Caderousse, opened the door himself, got out and mounted his horse, once more saluted the innkeeper, who kept uttering his loud farewells, and then returned by the road he had travelled in coming.
The tavern, in general, and this room in particular, had undergone great changes; the ancient host of the musketeers, having become tolerably rich for an innkeeper, had closed his shop, and made of this room of which we were speaking, a store-room for colonial provisions.
He evidently regarded the innkeeper as in some singular way an authority on motor cars; as being deep in the secrets of the mechanism, management, and mismanagement of motor cars; holding the man all the time with a glittering eye like the Ancient Mariner.
Then he went to the innkeeper, who opened his eyes very wide, and said: 'I never expected to see you alive again
She disliked anything which reminded her that her mother's father had been an innkeeper.
He spent the hours until dark wandering about the market in company with a youthful Arab, one Abdul, who had been recommended to him by the innkeeper as a trustworthy servant and interpreter.
There was a fete in the parish and the innkeeper, Vasili Andreevich Brekhunov, a Second Guild merchant, being a church elder had to go to church, and had also to entertain his relatives and friends at home.
When he had waited some days in vain, he saw the Innkeeper dressed in a new and handsome coat and sitting before his door.