Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “landlord”

See all translations

landlord

noun [C]  /ˈlændˌlɔrd/ ( female landlady,  /ˈlændˌleɪd·i/) us  
a person who owns a building or an area of land and is paid by other people for the use of it: Heather's landlord actually lowered her rent when she said she might move out.
Translations of “landlord”
in Korean 집주인…
in Arabic صاحِب البَيْت, المالِك…
in Portuguese proprietário…
in Catalan propietari…
in Japanese 家主…
in Italian padrone di casa, locatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 所有者, 房東, 地主…
in Russian домовладелец, сдающий квартиру…
in Turkish ev sahibi, pansiyoncu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有者, 房东, 地主…
in Polish właściciel, gospodarz…
(Definition of landlord from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of landlord?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “landlord” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

justice

fairness in the way people are dealt with

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More