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[hohm-oh-ner] /ˈhoʊmˌoʊ nər/
a person who owns a home.
Origin of homeowner
1940-45; home + owner
Related forms
homeownership, home ownership, noun
homeowning, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for homeowner
  • Surprisingly feature-packed digital multimeter that will quickly become an essential ally for any hobbyist or homeowner.
  • New homeowner upgrades kitchen and bath on a budget.
  • Certainly the online marketplace makes homeowner procurement a feasible option.
  • As a homeowner or business owner of panels, best practice is to have a monitoring system on your array.
  • At that rate if you were a homeowner, solar panels suddenly become cheap.
  • Re-default is a particularly likely outcome for these previous modifications if it left the homeowner well underwater.
  • The homeowner may no longer be able to afford that mortgage, resulting in foreclosure anyway.
  • Funding is then also used to subsidize the purchase of that home by a low- to moderate-income homeowner.
  • The first thing the homeowner would do was put up a six-foot fence around his entire house.
  • It is a way for a homeowner to vote for climate change reductions with their feet.
British Dictionary definitions for homeowner


a person who owns the house in which he or she lives
Derived Forms
homeownership, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for homeowner

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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