Definition of househusband
: a husband who does housekeeping usually while his wife earns the family income
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This storied writer-director-actor and Casanova turned househusband showed up unannounced and had attendees gather around him in the lounge, like courtiers.
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HOUSEHUSBAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of househusband for English Language Learners
: a married man who stays at home, does cleaning, cooking, etc., and does not have another job outside the home
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