or hosteller noun Date: 14th century 1. one that lodges guests or strangers 2. a traveler who stops at hostels overnight

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  • Hosteler — Hos tel*er, n. [See {Hostel}, and cf. {Hostler}.] 1. The keeper of a hostel or inn. [1913 Webster] 2. A student in a hostel, or small unendowed collede in Oxford or Cambridge. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hosteler — un homme, id est, le loger …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • hosteler — [häs′tələr] n. [ME < OFr hostelier] 1. Archaic an innkeeper 2. a traveler who stops at hostels …   English World dictionary

  • hosteler — stələ(r), in sense 1 “ or slə noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English osteler, hosteler, from Old French ostelier, hostelier, from ostel, hostel + ier 1. : one that lodges or entertains guests or strangers: a. : the officer in charge of guests in …   Useful english dictionary

  • hosteler — /hos tl euhr/, n. 1. a person who operates a hostel. 2. a person who stays at a hostel or goes hosteling. Also, esp. Brit., hosteller. [1250 1300; ME; see HOSTEL, ER2; akin to OF hostelier] * * * …   Universalium

  • hosteler — noun A person who keeps a hostel or other place of accomodation, an innkeeper. A person in the hospitality industry …   Wiktionary

  • hosteler — n. one who lodges in hostels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hosteler — hos·tel·er …   English syllables

  • hosteler — hos•tel•er [[t]ˈhɒs tl ər[/t]] n. 1) a person who operates a hostel 2) a person who stays at a hostel or goes hosteling Also, esp. brit. hos′tel•ler …   From formal English to slang

  • hosteler — An innkeeper. See also hostler …   Black's law dictionary

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