house-trained; house-training; house-trains

transitive verb

chiefly British

Examples of house-train in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her foster dad tells us that Anika is house-trained and crate trained. The Republic, The Arizona Republic, 21 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of house-train was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“House-train.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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