Definition of Peter Rachman from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Peter Rachman

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(1919-62) a British landlord (= man who owns rented property), who became widely known for his harsh treatment of his tenants (= people living in rented property) in London in the 1950s, charging high rents and sometimes threatening people with violence. Treating tenants badly is sometimes called Rachmanism