Househusband definition

houshŭzbənd
A married man who manages the household as his main occupation and whose spouse usually earns the family income.
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A married man whose principal occupation is managing a household and taking care of domestic affairs.
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A husband who remains in the homestead as housekeeper, as opposed to a housewife.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
househusband
Plural:
househusbands

Origin of househusband

  • house(wife) husband

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition