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landlady

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Pronunciation: /ˈlan(d)leɪdi
 
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Definition of landlady in English:

noun (plural landladies)

1A woman who rents out land, a building, or accommodation.
Example sentences
  • 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
Synonyms
property owner, proprietor, proprietress, lessor, letter, householder, freeholder, landowner, landholder, master, mistress, lady of the house
rare proprietrix
1.1A woman who keeps lodgings, a boarding house, or (British ) a pub.
Example sentences
  • 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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