[ hohm-stey ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌsteɪ /


housing accommodations in a home with a family in residence, as for a student or traveler: Foreign-exchange students can choose between a homestay or campus dormitory.
a period of time spent in homestay housing accommodations: my summer-long homestay with a French family.

Origin of homestay

First recorded in 1950–55; home + stay1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019