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roomer

[roo-mer, roo m-er] /ˈru mər, ˈrʊm ər/
noun
1.
a person who lives in a rented room; lodger.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; room + -er1
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n.

"one who hires a room," 1871, agent noun from room (v.).

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