house call

noun

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?

First Known Use of house call

1899


HOUSE CALL Defined for English Language Learners

house call

noun

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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