- The definition of a boarder is a person who pays for room and meals at someone's home, or a person who gets on a plane or boat.
- An example of a boarder is a frequenter at a bed and breakfast.
- An example of a boarder is a person who gets on a cruise ship.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a person who regularly gets meals, or room and meals, at another's home for pay
- a person who boards a ship, aircraft, etc., esp. one of the crew detailed to board a hostile ship
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One who boards, especially:
a. One who pays a stipulated sum in return for regular meals or for meals and lodging.
b. One who goes on board a vessel as part of an assault or military action: repel all boarders.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A person who rides a board, such as a snowboard or surfboard, as a sport.