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Definition of "renter" [rent•er•ren•ter]

  • One that receives payment in exchange for the use of one's property by another. (noun)
  • One that pays rent for the use of another's property; a tenant. (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 "renter" in a sentence
  • "And I'm sure if the renter is a shitty renter already, they probably know this."
  • "I have to admit, though, that being a renter is a little depressing considering I'm 31; Jonathan turns 36 tomorrow."
  • "A prime example is the principal‑agent problem of insufficient energy‑efficiency investments in renter‑occupied properties, even in the face of high energy prices."