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housemaster Line breaks: house|master
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊsmɑːstə/

Definition of housemaster in English:


chiefly British
A male teacher in charge of a house at a boarding school.
Example sentences
  • From the age of 11, I went to a boarding school in Hampshire, where I kicked against my housemaster rather than my father.
  • They had to report to the housemaster about meting out punishment.
  • He was employed there as a housemaster from January 1993 to August 1996 and occupied the school house as a pre-requisite of the post.

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