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Definition of "landlord" []

  • One that owns and rents land, buildings, or dwelling units. (noun)
  • A man who runs a rooming house or an inn; an innkeeper. (noun)
  • A man who owns and leases property (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A man who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc (noun)
  • The lord of an estate (noun)

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Use "landlord" in a sentence
  • "It's advertised with the term "landlord is flexible", which I later learn means that I am willing to offer it furnished or part-furnished."
  • "The landlord appeared; not a gentleman, not a rich man, as the term landlord might denote, but a stout, square, stubbed, thick-limbed, grey-eyed man, who seemed to have come smoking hot from hard labour."
  • "But Johnston knows her landlord is already charging her less than the going rate for similar flats, and has been told there is no prospect of the rent being reduced."