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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An owner of property in poverty areas, especially one that overcharges tenants and allows the property to deteriorate.

Usage examples (32)
  • But now enters Antonin, aka slumlord, to challenge that fairy tale.
  • It's really the happy fellow calling himself "slumlord".
  • You can't hardly tell Rezko is a "slumlord" in that picture of him with the Clintons.
  • Collecting rent on a property but not paying for it is ... um ... unethical and pretty much makes Adams a "slumlord". for more
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