verb (used without object), housesat, housesitting.
to take care of a house or residence while the owner or occupant is temporarily away, especially by living in it.
verb (intransitive) -sits, -sitting, -sat
to live in and look after a house during the absence of its owner or owners
To live in and care for a house free of charge or for a fee while the owner is away
[1970s+; modeled on baby-sit]
noun 1. a slipper worn in the house or indoors, often distinguished from a bedroom slipper by having a back and heel.
noun 1. any African snake of the genus Boaedon, some species of which are important mouse and rat catchers in areas of human habitation. 2. . 3. .
- Houses of parliament
noun (in Britain) 1. the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords assemble 2. these two chambers considered together
noun 1. a small, hardy, buffy-brown and gray bird, Passer domesticus, of Europe, introduced into America, Australia, etc. noun 1. a small Eurasian weaverbird, Passer domesticus, now established in North America and Australia. It has a brown streaked plumage with grey underparts Also called (US) English sparrow