landlady

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noun land·la·dy \ˈland-ˌlā-dē\

Definition of landlady

  1. :  a woman who is a landlord

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First Known Use of landlady

circa 1536


LANDLADY Defined for English Language Learners

landlady

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Definition of landlady for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who owns a house, apartment, etc., and rents it to other people

  • : a woman who runs an inn, pub, or rooming house


LANDLADY Defined for Kids

landlady

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noun land·la·dy \ˈland-ˌlā-dē\

Definition of landlady for Students

plural

landladies

  1. 1 :  a woman who owns land or houses that she rents

  2. 2 :  a woman who runs an inn or rooming house



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