What does the word proprietor mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: noun

  • An owner.

Usage examples for proprietor

  1. When I first came in contact with him he was starting the " Lancashire Free Press," which, after passing through several hands and several changes, of name, ultimately became the " Catholic Times," which was for three years, when Father Nugent became the proprietor, under my direction. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  2. Willing took occasion, as he went through the hotel office down- stairs, to call the proprietor aside and say: " Anything Miss McLaren wants you'd better supply. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  3. It helped his dreams and pointed to the time when he would be manager and part proprietor of a palace like the Continental. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett