Definition of private house in English:

private house

Line breaks: pri|vate house

noun

A house that is a private home, as distinct from a shop, office, or public building.
More example sentences
  • Port Eliot, my favourite, is held in the grounds of a private house in Cornwall.
  • The services have in consequence been held in private houses.
  • A number of Islamic palaces with gardens sprang up, with a row of finely ornamented private houses near them.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...