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noun as in woman of the house

noun as in lessor

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Three days later, the landlady finally called my mom to say, “I think something might be wrong with Lee.”

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She had been sharing a ground-floor apartment with her 28-year-old son in Allerton, a working-class neighborhood in the Bronx, before her landlady pushed her out to make space for her grandchildren.

His landlady/sometime girlfriend sued him, saying that they had agreed to split the winnings.

The landlady had related the tragic history of the dead mother and the invalid aunt.

He returned to the hotel, and, eluding a gossip-seeking landlady, went up to his room.

The landlady also came tripping towards us, and invited us, in a very friendly manner, to spend the next Sunday with them.

When we returned to the Castle Inn, we found the landlady all attention and she spared no effort to contribute to our comfort.

The landlady, clad in a low-necked black dress with long sweeping train, was typical of many we saw in the old-country hotels.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to landlady, such as: head of the house, householder, lady of the house, lady of the manor, mistress of the house, and mistress of the household.

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