noun \ˈsləm-ˌlrd\

: a person who owns a building with apartments that are in bad condition and rents them to poor people

Full Definition of SLUMLORD

:  a landlord who receives unusually large profits from substandard properties

Origin of SLUMLORD

1slum + landlord
First Known Use: 1953


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