Examples from the Web for lodger
In The Lodger an ominous character paced the floor, which Hitchcock constructed of glass.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Besides this, the lodger who occupies the first floor above me, leaves the house.The Inferno|August Strindberg
I'll tell you what, though; my lodger is so black-humored and gloomy, that I believe he'd as soon make that bargain as any other.
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
My neighbor's lodger, a young apothecary, poisoned himself because his sweetheart was false to him.The Jews of Barnow|Karl Emil Franzos
Her name was Marion Cavendish and it was written over many photographs which stood in silver frames in the lodger's rooms.The Lion and the Unicorn and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
British Dictionary definitions for lodger
Word Origin and History for lodger
early 14c., originally "tent-dweller," agent noun from lodge (v.). From c.1200 as a surname. Meaning "one who lives in rented rooms" is from 1590s.