Definition of housemaster in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊsmɑːstə


chiefly British
A male teacher in charge of a house at a boarding school.
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  • She encourages him to soften his attitude, and he becomes a housemaster.
  • He's the kind of avuncular, gentle character who could be the beloved housemaster in Harry Potter's Gryffindor house.
  • As the stock representative of authority in the building, our housemaster never really stood a chance.

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