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landlord

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noun land·lord \-ˌlȯrd\

Simple Definition of landlord

  • : a person who owns a house, apartment, etc., and rents it to other people

  • : a man who runs an inn, pub, or rooming house

Full Definition of landlord

  1. 1 :  the owner of property (as land, houses, or apartments) that is leased or rented to another

  2. 2 :  the master of an inn or lodging house :  innkeeper

Examples of landlord

  1. <agreed to pay the landlord the rent on the first Monday of each month>

  2. <a weekend workshop that is intended to disabuse would-be landlords of a bed-and breakfast that the job is one long vacation>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of landlord

before 12th century



LANDLORD Defined for Kids

landlord

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noun land·lord \ˈland-ˌlȯrd\

Definition of landlord

  1. 1 :  a person who owns land or houses and rents them to other people

  2. 2 :  a person who runs an inn or rooming house





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