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landlady

Pronunciation: /ˈlændˌleɪdi/

Translation of landlady in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dies)

  • 1.1 (of rented dwelling) casera (feminine), dueña (feminine), arrendadora (feminine) my landlady mi casera, la dueña de mi casa ( or apartamento etc)
    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
    1.2 (of small hotel) dueña (feminine), patrona (feminine) 1.3 (British English/inglés británico) (of pub — owner) dueña (feminine), patrona (feminine); (— manager) encargada (feminine)
    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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