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Definition of "homeowner" []

  • One who owns a home. (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.

Use "homeowner" in a sentence
  • "So the basic gist of the plan is to help banks and home-livers (I resist the term homeowner because it is simply inaccurate-in the majority of cases, the banks own these homes, not the people who live in them) gently renegotiate a more realistic arrangement."
  • "I skimmed it once in the bookstore and found him making the following absurd claim: that a homeowner is always better off if the price of houses goes up, and also better off if it goes down."
  • "People in this country have been led to believe that the homeowner is the one to blame for the level of fraud that's happened."