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househusband Syllabification: house·hus·band
Pronunciation: /ˈhousˌhəzbənd/

Definition of househusband in English:


A man who lives with a partner and carries out household duties traditionally done by a housewife rather than working outside the home.
Example sentences
  • I'm sure you could work around your duties as a house husband.
  • Marnie hesitated for a half second too long, looking at the man who'd designated himself as her house husband.
  • Its effects and products touch the statesman and the soldier, the house husband and the grocer.
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