house husband

noun
a husband who keeps house while his wife earns the family income
Syn: ↑househusband
Hypernyms: ↑husband, ↑hubby, ↑married man

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house husband UK US noun [countable] [singular house husband plural house husbands]
a man who stays at home cleaning the house, looking after children etc while his wife or partner goes out to work
Thesaurus: housekeeping and houseworkhyponym words for people according to marital statushyponym

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ˈhouse husband [house husband] noun
a man who stays at home to cook, clean, take care of the children, etc. while his wife or partner goes out to work

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • house husband — house ,husband noun count a man who stays at home cleaning the house, taking care of children, etc. while his wife or partner goes out to work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • house husband — ► NOUN ▪ a man who lives with a partner and carries out the household duties traditionally done by a housewife …   English terms dictionary

  • house husband — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms house husband : singular house husband plural house husbands a man who stays at home cleaning the house, looking after children etc while his wife or partner goes out to work …   English dictionary

  • house husband — noun A husband who remains in the homestead as housekeeper, as opposed to a housewife. Ant: housewife …   Wiktionary

  • house husband — noun (C) a husband who stays at home and does the cooking, cleaning etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • house husband — see househusband …   English dictionary

  • house husband — noun a man who lives with a partner and carries out the household duties traditionally done by a housewife …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˈhouse ˌhusband — noun [C] a man who does not work outside the home and whose main job is looking after his children, cooking, cleaning etc …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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