youth hostel
noun Date: 1929 hostel 2b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • youth hostel — hostel (def. 1). [1935 40] * * * Supervised shelter providing inexpensive overnight lodging, particularly for young people. Often located in scenic or historic areas, hostels range from simple farmhouses to hotels able to house several hundred… …   Universalium

  • youth hostel — ► NOUN ▪ a place providing cheap accommodation, aimed mainly at young people on holiday. ► VERB (youth hostel) ▪ take a holiday in which one stays overnight in youth hostels …   English terms dictionary

  • youth hostel — youth hostels N COUNT A youth hostel is a place where young people can stay cheaply when they are travelling …   English dictionary

  • youth hostel — youth .hostel n a place where people, especially young people who are travelling, can stay very cheaply for a short time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • youth hostel — youth ,hostel noun count an inexpensive place where travelers, especially young people, can stay for a short period of time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • youth hostel — n. any of a system of supervised shelters providing cheap lodging on a cooperative basis for young people on bicycle tours, hikes, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Youth Hostel — Jugendherberge Johanngeorgenstadt Bett in der Jugendherberge Glörtalsperre Der Begriff Jugendherberge beschreibt umgangssprachlich eine preisgünstige, ei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Youth hostel — Jugendherberge Johanngeorgenstadt Bett in der Jugendherberge Glörtalsperre Der Begriff Jugendherberge beschreibt umgangssprachlich eine preisgünstige, ei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • youth hostel — noun inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips) • Syn: ↑hostel, ↑student lodging • Hypernyms: ↑housing, ↑lodging, ↑living accommodations * * * noun, pl ⋯ tels [count] : ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • youth hostel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms youth hostel : singular youth hostel plural youth hostels a cheap place where travellers, especially young people, can stay for a short period of time …   English dictionary

  • youth hostel — noun a place providing cheap accommodation, aimed mainly at young people on holiday. verb (youth hostel) (youth hostels, youth hostelling, youth hostelled) travel around, sleeping in youth hostels. Derivatives youth hosteller noun …   English new terms dictionary

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