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hostel

hos·tel

hostel

 
pronunciation:
ha stl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an inexpensive shelter, esp. for young people who are traveling.
definition 2: an inn or hotel.
similar words:
inn, lodge, tavern
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hosteled, hosteling, hostels
definition: to use hostels for lodging while traveling.
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word hostile (unfriendly)? Hostel and hostile sound alike but have different meanings.
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