absentee landlord

noun

Definition of absentee landlord

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

Word by Word Definitions

absentee play
  1. : one that is absent: such as

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

  3. : one missing from work or school

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

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


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