rooming house


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room·ing house

(ro͞o′mĭng, ro͝om′ĭng)
n.
A house where lodgers may rent rooms.

rooming house

n
US and Canadian a house having self-contained furnished rooms or flats for renting

room′ing house`


n.
a house with furnished rooms to rent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rooming house - a house where rooms are rentedrooming house - a house where rooms are rented  
accommodation - living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"
dosshouse, flophouse - a cheap lodging house
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
Translations

rooming house

[ˈrʊmɪŋhaʊs] N (rooming houses (pl)) [ˈrʊmɪŋˌhaʊzɪz] (US) → pensión f

rooming house

[ˈrʊmɪŋˌhaʊs] n (Am) → casa con camere ammobiliate
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