Definition of LANDLORD

the owner of land or housing that is rented to another <agreed to pay the landlord the rent on the first Monday of each month>
Synonyms lessor, letter, renter
the owner or manager of an inn <a weekend workshop that is intended to disabuse would-be landlords of a bed-and breakfast that the job is one long vacation>
Related Words padrone, patron; hosteler (or hosteller), hotelier, hotelman

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