homeowner

[ hohm-oh-ner ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌoʊ nər /

noun

a person who owns a home.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. homeotherm,
  2. homeothermal,
  3. homeothermic,
  4. homeotic genes,
  5. homeotypic,
  6. homeowner's policy,
  7. homeowners' association,
  8. homeplace,
  9. homer,
  10. homer, winslow

Origin of homeowner

First recorded in 1940–45; home + owner

Related formshome·own·er·ship, home ownership, nounhome·own·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for homeowner

homeowner

/ (ˈhəʊmˌəʊnə) /

noun

a person who owns the house in which he or she lives
Derived Formshomeownership, noun

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Word Origin and History for homeowner

homeowner

n.

also home-owner, 1892, American English, from home (n.) + agent noun of own (v.).

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