- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- A person who rides a board, such as a snowboard or surfboard, as a sport.
- A pupil who lives at school during term time.
- The student body consisted primarily of boarders, except for a few children belonging to the school staff.
- Someone who pays for meals and lodging in a house rather than a hotel.
- When I left for college, my parents took on a boarder in my old room to help defray expenses.
- (nautical) A sailor attacking an enemy ship by boarding her, or one repelling such attempts by an enemy.
- The captain shouted at the crew to grab arms and repel boarders.
- Someone who uses a snowboard
- A group of boarders swept past us as we climbed the side of the ski run
- boarding house
- boarding party