Definition of landlady in English:

landlady

Syllabification: land·la·dy
Pronunciation: /ˈlan(d)ˌlādē
 
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noun (plural landladies)

  • 1A woman who rents land, a building, or an apartment to a tenant.
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    • It had been difficult to find a landlady willing to rent to us - a jobless teenager and his runaway girlfriend.
    • The author also went to great lengths recounting his tough-break with a landlady after renting a house.
    • The police used to come and cause trouble and fine the landlady for having rural migrants
  • 1.1A woman who owns or runs a boarding house, inn, or similar establishment.
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    • I used to be a pub landlady and catering manager, and I can't do it any more.
    • She will be especially missed by her locals, who regarded her not as a landlady or a publican but as a friend.
    • And - this is the great thing - your small group eats together, in the hotel, at country restaurants or with village landladies.

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