house-proud

adjective
\ ˈhau̇s-ˌprau̇d How to pronounce house-proud (audio) \

Definition of house-proud

chiefly British
: proud of one's house or housekeeping

First Known Use of house-proud

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“House-proud.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house-proud. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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house-proud

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English Language Learners Definition of house-proud

chiefly British : proud of your house because you spend time and effort cleaning or improving it

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