lodging nounplural lodgings
: a place where a person (such as a traveler) can stay for usually a short period of time : a place to sleep [noncount] ▪ There is gas, food, and lodging at the next highway exit. ▪ (Brit) He worked in the kitchen in return for board and lodging. [=(US) room and board] [count] — usually plural ▪ luxury lodgings ▪ It can be difficult to find inexpensive lodgings in the city. ▪ He found lodgings with a family near the university.