head of the household

noun phrase

Definition of head of the household

: the person in the house who is responsible for making decisions and earning money

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“Head of the household.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20of%20the%20household. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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