Definition of slumlord noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈslʌmlɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslʌmlɔːrd//
(North American English, informal) Poverty and famine
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a person who owns houses or flats/apartments in a poor area and who charges very high rent for them even though they are in bad condition See related entries: Poverty and famine
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slumlord