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hotelier

[oh-tuh l-yey, hoht-l-eer]
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noun
  1. a manager or owner of a hotel or inn.
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Origin of hotelier

1900–05; < French hôtelier; see hotel, -ier2
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Related Words for hotelier

proprietor, lessor, squire, innkeeper, saw, freeholder, hotelkeeper, hotelier

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British Dictionary definitions for hotelier

hotelier

noun
  1. an owner or manager of one or more hotels
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Word Origin and History for hotelier

n.

1905, from French hôtelier "hotelkeeper," Old French hostelier, from hostel (see hostel).

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