Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman who owns and rents land, buildings, or dwelling units.
  • noun A woman who runs a rooming house or an inn; an innkeeper.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A woman who owns houses or lands occupied by tenants.
  • noun The wife of a squire or proprietor.
  • noun The mistress of an inn or of a lodging-house or boarding-house.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A woman having real estate which she leases to a tenant or tenants.
  • noun The mistress of an inn or lodging house.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Female landlord

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a landlord who is a woman

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Examples

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  • On Thursday night she complained of shortness of breath, and finding she did not get better she called her landlady.

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  • Keep your head down, the landlady is looking at us.

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  • Keep your head down, the landlady is looking at us.

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  • We know our landlady is making a calculated gamble that she'll make more on our "affordable" but sure income for sev months each winter, rather than hoping that she'll be able to make a little more by renting it out to one of the many Mexican families who regularly flock to the coast every weekend.

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  • We know our landlady is making a calculated gamble that she'll make more on our "affordable" but sure income for sev months each winter, rather than hoping that she'll be able to make a little more by renting it out to one of the many Mexican families who regularly flock to the coast every weekend.

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  • We know our landlady is making a calculated gamble that she'll make more on our "affordable" but sure income for sev months each winter, rather than hoping that she'll be able to make a little more by renting it out to one of the many Mexican families who regularly flock to the coast every weekend.

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  • We know our landlady is making a calculated gamble that she'll make more on our "affordable" but sure income for sev months each winter, rather than hoping that she'll be able to make a little more by renting it out to one of the many Mexican families who regularly flock to the coast every weekend.

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  • Our landlady is just happy with anything we do because we have spent a lot of money to make improvements and we always pay our rent on time.

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  • I called my landlady and casually inquired if my tailor had been there.

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