landlord landlord  /ˈlænd ˌlɔrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a landowner who leases to others

Usage(s):

  1. Their landlord, Jean Wurtz, had filed a lawsuit saying the couple hadn't paid the $14,300 rent for six months; the Kissels had subsequently agreed to move out by March 31.
  2. As the predominantly male audience watches transfixed, a scene shows two lusty sons of a rich landlord cornering a pretty, well-endowed maid in their plush bedroom.
  3. One landlord objected to her children.

News

  1. Landlord fights Atlanta City Hall-- and wins

    A decision from Atlanta City Hall could impact thousands of property owners.  After a FOX 5 story, the Atlanta Water Department has reversed a previous decision, telling a local landlord she will not be responsible for a $19,000 debt left by a renter.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Atlanta

  2. Landlord sentenced for accepting drugs as rent payment

    A Huntington landlord is facing time behind bars for accepting drugs as monthly rent fees.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WOWK-TV West Virginia

  3. Landlord/Tenant claims and judgements: Monday, June 24, 2013

    The following landlord/tenant claims and judgments were filed in magisterial district court: Office of John Gembic III, Shamokin - Cenral Pennsylvania Petroleum LLC, of Tampa, Fla., against Akshar Business Service (KMPA) LLC, of Corona, Calif., for $8,61
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Shamokin News-Item

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Quotes

  1. Clinton said she had been challenging them "when you were practicing law and representing your contributor, Rezko, in his slum landlord business in inner city Chicago."
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Forbes

  2. "Allegations were that I was part of a gang led by the landlord (Agliotti), so the reason I went to him was to ask him if he was the landlord...... I asked him and he said no, he wasn't the landlord," said Selebi.
    on Apr 16, 2010 By: Jackie Selebi Source: Independent Online

  3. "I spoke with the landlord, who is a very nice friend of mine, and the Marines have a year and a half to go," Bates said. "I'm sure if they wanted we could work it out (so they can leave) without penalty. The situation there has disrupted the...
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Tom Bates Source: San Jose Mercury News

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