Definition of housemaster in English:


Line breaks: house|master
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊsmɑːstə
(also housemistress /ˈhaʊsˌmɪstrɪs/)


chiefly British
A teacher in charge of a house at a boarding school.
More example sentences
  • Melanie, 32, is a deputy housemistress at a school in south London.
  • Please inform the housemistress of your arrangements.
  • The housemistress was very sweet and not judgmental at all.

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