house call

noun
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of house call

: a visit (as by a doctor or a repair person) to a home to provide a requested service

Examples of house call in a Sentence

  1. Does your doctor make house calls?

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First Known Use of house call

1899

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Definition of house call for English Language Learners

  • : a visit by a doctor to someone's house


Medical Dictionary

house call

noun \ ˈhau̇s-ˌkȯl \

medical Definition of house call

: a visit (as by a doctor) to a home to provide medical care

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