Definition of landlord
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
Examples of landlord in a Sentence
agreed to pay the landlord the rent on the first Monday of each month
a weekend workshop that is intended to disabuse would-be landlords of a bed-and breakfast that the job is one long vacation
Recent Examples of landlord from the Web
His credit is shot, so landlords are reluctant to take a chance on him.
Both had been turned in by a landlord after their owner had been evicted.
A news conference featuring local landlords is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
Texas law requires all real estate license holders to provide this form to prospective buyers, tenants, sellers, and landlords.
Mohammed El-Hudarey, a friend of the landlord, said after Abedi moved out about six weeks ago there was a strong smell of chemicals and debris including metal rods and cut-up fabric.
Both bills contain exceptions if employers or landlords are complying with a warrant or subpoena.
Lease and landlord issues eventually led the brothers to close that location and move downtown, opening their second Sayat Nova around 1970.
The invaluable Alec MacGillis, now doing god's work at ProPublica, has an anger-making story about some tenants in Baltimore who appear to be the victims of the worst landlord since Cromwell parceled out Mayo to his soldiers.
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First Known Use of landlord
before 12th century
LANDLORD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of landlord for English Language Learners
: a person who owns a house, apartment, etc., and rents it to other people
: a man who runs an inn, pub, or rooming house
LANDLORD Defined for Kids
Definition of landlord for Students
1 : a person who owns land or houses and rents them to other people
2 : a person who runs an inn or rooming house
Legal Definition of landlord
: the owner of property (as houses, apartments, or land) that is leased or rented to another
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