Definition of renter in English:


Line breaks: rent¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛntə


  • 1A person who rents a flat, car, or other object.
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    • Cuts to income assistance rates will increase the number of homeless people in the province, predict groups concerned about renters on welfare.
    • This city counts 188,000 occupied dwellings, with about half occupied by renters and half by owners.
    • By renting a Florida villa, there will almost always be more than one bathroom available to the renters.
  • 2US A rented car or video cassette.
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    • McDormand's expression during this scene alone makes this film a good renter.
    • This reviewer's opinion is that's a little high for a film like Torn Curtain, but as a renter it's a good piece of film history.
    • Within five years of release, Shawshank was a phenomenon, a video bestseller and a renter that its admirers feel they've discovered for themselves.
  • 3British informal A male prostitute.
  • 4(In the UK) a distributor of cinema films.

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