1. proprietor

noun. ['prəˈpraɪətɝ'] (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business.


  • businessman
  • letter
  • lessor
  • proprietress
  • publisher
  • restaurateur
  • restauranter
  • timberman
  • newspaper publisher
  • bookseller
  • renter
  • saloon keeper
  • man of affairs
  • owner
  • patron

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Words that Rhyme with Proprietor

  • quieter
  • wiater
  • rioter

How do you pronounce proprietor?

Pronounce proprietor as prəˈpraɪətər.

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Example sentences of the word proprietor

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can still be considered a sole proprietor despite having a job as well.