Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[hous-meyt] /ˈhaʊsˌmeɪt/

a person with whom one shares a or other residence.
a sexual partner with whom one shares a or other living quarters without being married.
a person who is not part of the same family, but with whom one shares a house


Read Also:

  • House-moss

    noun, Dialect. 1. dust ball or dust balls. noun phrase The tufts and whorls of dust that accumulate under beds, tables, etc; beggar’s velvet, ghost turds, slut’s wool (1940s+)

  • House moth

    noun 1. either of two species of micro moth, esp the brown house moth (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) which, although it usually inhabits birds’ nests, sometimes enters houses where its larvae can be very destructive of stored fabrics and foodstuffs

  • Housemother

    [hous-muhth-er] /ˈhaʊsˌmʌð ər/ noun 1. a woman in charge of a residence, especially for children, students, or young women, who acts as hostess, chaperon, and occasionally as housekeeper.

  • House-mouse

    noun 1. a brownish-gray Old World mouse, Mus musculus, now common in the U.S. in or near houses. noun 1. any of various greyish mice of the Old World genus Mus, esp M. musculus, a common household pest in most parts of the world: family Muridae

Disclaimer: Housemate definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.