noun land·lord \-ˌlrd\

: 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

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

First Known Use of LANDLORD

before 12th century


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