Definition of landlady
: a woman who is a landlord
Recent Examples of landlady from the Web
Dawson said there has not been a case with such notoriety in Sacramento since the 1993 trial of landlady Dorothea Puente, who eventually was convicted of three murders of her tenants in a trial that was moved to Monterey.
The first season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt was about Kimmy learning to trust the people around her—including her new roommate Titus (the glorious Tituss Burgess) and her landlady Lillian (Carol Kane)—enough to open that door just slightly.
Also playing out: A more sensible but similarly fated romance between Cliff’s landlady, Fräulein Schneider (Mary Gordon Murray) and Jewish fruit dealer Herr Schultz (Scott Robertson).
The restaurant incorporates two poured concrete raised beds of vegetables into its landscape for diners but also is adding more in back and in the adjacent yard of his landlady, Julia Cole, Howard says.
Their landlady Lillian (Carol Kane) continues her run for elected office to fight the encroaching forces of gentrification.
Katrina, their friend and landlady, needed the apartment for her sister-in-law and infant niece, so Win moved away, to a nondescript block of Army housing.
Further comic relief is provided by Loretta Ables Sayre, scowling and howling as the evil hotel landlady Mrs. Meers, and Lucia Spina as the office manager Miss Flannery.
Mertis’s blind friend Genevieve (delightfully no-nonsense Ann McDonough) is a perfect complement to the genial landlady, salty where Mertis is sweet and blunt where her friend is always tactful.
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First Known Use of landlady
LANDLADY Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of landlady for Students
1 : a woman who owns land or houses that she rents
2 : a woman who runs an inn or rooming house
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