American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An owner of slum property, especially one that overcharges tenants and allows the property to deteriorate.
- n. pejorative A person who makes money by renting housing that is kept in poor condition.
- From slum + landlord (Wiktionary)
- slum + (land)lord. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But now enters Antonin, aka slumlord, to challenge that fairy tale.”
“UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Resco is less known as a slumlord than he is as a political power broker and someone who has very craftily infiltrated Illinois politics.”
“DREW GRIFFIN, CNN INVESTIGATIVE CORRESPONDENT: Anderson, Senator Clinton brought it up, the so-called slumlord of Chicago tied to Senator Barack Obama.”
“Collecting rent on a property but not paying for it is ... um ... unethical and pretty much makes Adams a "slumlord".”
“I'm betting that Obama, by hitting her with this now, is waiting for her to come back with another "slumlord" comment .... and which point, Obama will be able to open fire with God knows what.”
“You can't hardly tell Rezko is a "slumlord" in that picture of him with the Clintons.”
“This is unlikely to hurt TeamClinton much, but it will defuse their "slumlord" smear of Obama.”
“Sen. Clinton's charge was that at a certain point in time Obama worked for a law firm representing Rezko in his "slumlord" activities.”
“It's really the happy fellow calling himself "slumlord".”
“It's part of her "I can take it and dish it out" spirit, and she showed it last night (her healthcare debating tactics were substantive, her "slumlord" smear was not, especially for a member of a political dynasty that has itself taken money from so many questionable characters).”
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