absentee landlord

noun

Definition of absentee landlord

  1. :  someone who owns and rents property but does not live on or near the property and rarely visits it

Word by Word Definitions

absenteeplay
  1. :  one that is absent: such as

    :  a proprietor that lives away from his or her estate or business

    :  one missing from work or school

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

    :  the master of an inn or lodging house :  innkeeper


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