verb (past. housebroke; past participle housebroken)[with object] chiefly North American
Train (a pet) to urinate and defecate outside the house or only in a special place: an elephant is exceedingly difficult to housebreak (as adjective housebroken) wolves are almost never housebroken
More example sentences
- When you first get your virtual pet back home, one of the biggest challenges, as it is in real life, is to housebreak it.
- Dog Crates / Dog Cages offer an effective way to housebreak puppies or keep your pets safe either at home or away.
- The process for housebreaking a dog is the same if he is a puppy or an adult dog new to your home.
More definitions of housebreakDefinition of housebreak in:
- The British & World English dictionary