Examples from the Web for boarder
She also corrected the story, saying her brother was a boarder, not a day student.
Care of the rooms was strictly included in the boarder's twenty dollars a month, but Kern was not thinking of it that way exactly.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
And I declared myself her boarder, as well as lodger; and dinner-time approaching, was not denied to be the former.Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
Joe was a boarder entirely, his home was at a distance, and to this Fred Parker ascribed the superiority of his garden.Emilie the Peacemaker|Mrs. Thomas Geldart
British Dictionary definitions for boarder
Word Origin and History for boarder
1520s, "one who has food and/or lodging at the house of another," agent noun from board (v.), in this sense from board (n.1) in the "food" sense; meaning "one who boards (an enemy's) ships" is from 1769, from a verbal sense derived from board (n.2).