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[land-ley-dee] /ˈlændˌleɪ di/

noun, plural landladies.
a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house, , etc., to others.
a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse.
noun (pl) -dies
a woman who owns and leases property
a landlord’s wife
a woman who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc

1520s, from land (n.) + lady.


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