1. the owner of 「a rented house [an apartment];〔男〕a landlord;〔女〕a landlady
  1. an authority; a master
    • 書道の大家
    • a distinguished calligrapher
    • 音楽の大家
    • a great musician/a maestro [máistrou]/a virtuoso
    • 絵の大家
    • a master artist [painter]
    • 文章の大家
    • a master of style
    • その道の大家
    • an acknowledged authority 「on the subject [in the field]
  1. 1〔金持ちの家〕a wealthy family
  1. 2〔名家〕a distinguished family