Definition of "lodging" []

  • A place to live: found lodging near her new job. (noun)
  • Sleeping accommodations. Often used in the plural: We found the lodgings on the tour rather primitive. (noun)
  • Furnished rooms in another's house rented for accommodation. (noun)
  • A temporary residence (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Sleeping accommodation (noun)
  • (at Oxford University) the residence of the head of a college (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "lodging" in a sentence
  • "(Be aware that at Easter the city fills up and obtaining lodging is difficult, not to mention getting around.)"
  • "Exhibiting pride and independence, she refused a small sum of money that would have paid for short-term lodging."
  • "His goal was clear: obtain lodging for himself and the child."