farm·​house ˈfärm-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce farmhouse (audio)
: a dwelling on a farm

Examples of farmhouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Menorca Experimental is a seasonal hotel in a 19th-century farmhouse with 43 designer rooms, an 85-foot-long infinity pool, and a popular restaurant and bar. Yasmin Fahr, New York Times, 16 May 2024 And while it's usually associated with warmer colors and a more masculine energy, it can easily be adapted to a sunny farmhouse style or even paired with modern decor. Maggie Gillette, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for farmhouse 

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Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of farmhouse was in 1533

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“Farmhouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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farm·​house -ˌhau̇s How to pronounce farmhouse (audio)
: a dwelling on a farm
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