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 ?
March followed him to the bar parlor with some wonder, and his dim sense of repugnance was not dismissed by the first sight of the innkeeper, who was widely different from the genial innkeepers of romance, a bony man, very silent behind a black mustache, but with black, restless eyes.
Several inns were visited by them, several innkeepers questioned, without a single clew being given to guide their inquiries, when at Montreuil Athos felt upon the table that something rough was touching his delicate fingers.
When he had waited some days in vain, he saw the Innkeeper dressed in a new and handsome coat and sitting before his door.
The innkeeper looked at him sideways and said gruffly:
Yes, sir," answered the Innkeeper, winking in a knowing way at the Fox and the Cat, as if to say, "I understand.
Alpatych collected his parcels, handed them to the coachman who had come in, and settled up with the innkeeper.
She disliked anything which reminded her that her mother's father had been an innkeeper.
There's motor-cars, right enough," the innkeeper replied, "but not many as would be fools enough to take one out.
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
The authorities had terrified me, and you know that an innkeeper must keep on good terms with the authorities.
The innkeeper came down from the upper room, apparently on purpose to listen to the "funny fellow" and sat down at a little distance, yawning lazily, but with dignity.