lodger. 1. A person who rents and occupies a room in another’s house. [Cases: Innkeepers  8; Landlord and Tenant  1. C.J.S. Inns, Hotels and Eating Places § 5; Landlord and Tenant§§ 1, 2(1, 2), 6(1), 7, 202(5).] 2. A person who occupies a designated area in another’s house but acquires no property interest in that area, which remains in the owner’s legal possession.
[Blacks Law 8th]