landlady definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. landladies
- a woman who rents or leases land, houses, etc. to others
- a woman who keeps a rooming house, inn, etc.
Origin: after landlord
landlady definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A woman who owns and rents land, buildings, or dwelling units.
- A woman who runs a rooming house or an inn; an innkeeper.