Definitions for landlordˈlændˌlɔrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a person or organization that owns and leases apartments to others.

  2. a person who owns and leases land, buildings, etc.

  3. a person who owns or runs an inn, lodging house, etc.

  4. a landowner.

Origin of landlord:

bef. 1000


Princeton's WordNet

  1. landlord(noun)

    a landowner who leases to others

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. landlord(noun)ˈlændˌlɔrd

    a man sb rents a property from


  1. landlord(Noun)

    a person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo.

  2. landlord(Noun)

    the owner or manager of a public house

  3. landlord(Noun)

    A shark, imagined as the owner of the surf to be avoided.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landlord(noun)

    the lord of a manor, or of land; the owner of land or houses which he leases to a tenant or tenants

  2. Landlord(noun)

    the master of an inn or of a lodging house


  1. Landlord

    A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, land or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant. When a juristic person is in this position, the term landlord is used. Other terms include lessor and owner. The term landlady may be used for female owners, and lessor applies to both genders.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landlord' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3603

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landlord' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4154

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landlord' in Nouns Frequency: #1246

Translations for landlord

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who has tenants or lodgers

My landlady has just put up my rent.

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