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ˈlændˌlɔrdland·lord

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. landlordnoun

    a landowner who leases to others

GCIDE

  1. Landlordnoun

    The master of an inn or of any form of lodging house; as, the landlord collects the rents on the first of the month.

Wiktionary

  1. landlordnoun

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

  2. landlordnoun

    the owner or manager of a public house

  3. landlordnoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Landlordnoun

    Etymology: land and lord

    This regard shall be had, that in no place, under any landlord, there shall be many of them placed together, but dispersed. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.

    The universal landlord. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.

    It is a generous pleasure in a landlord, to love to see all his tenants look fat, sleek, and contented. Clarissa.

    Upon our arrival at the inn, my companion fetched out the jolly landlord, who knew him by his whistle. Addison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landlordnoun

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

  2. Landlordnoun

    the master of an inn or of a lodging house

  3. Etymology: [See Land, and Lord.]

Freebase

  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.

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  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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landlord in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landlord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of landlord in a Sentence

  1. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman:

    The current real-estate boom ... is not like the real-estate booms we have seen before, it is not going down. This is the landlord-tenant equivalent of climate change.

  2. Molly Reich:

    Our landlord wouldn't allow us to participate, but then someone from offices and hospitality talked to them and they finally agreed.

  3. Solomon Greene:

    Most renters don't know what kind of mortgage their landlord has.

  4. Jessica Caraballo:

    I just don't see how that is going to stand, a piece of paper isn't going to cut it. I know it wouldn't cut it for me( if I were a landlord).

  5. Rob Aeschbach:

    For a rental property I'd estimate 2% of the home's value per year on maintenance. So for a $200,000 house, expect to pay $4,000 per year on ‘stuff’ that the landlord pays for. That could include irregular big ticket items like replacing a deck, carpet or water heater.

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