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house-proud

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adjective
  1. taking pride in one's house and housekeeping.
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  • I don't see how you can be so patient with his criticisms: we all know you are house-proud.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, April, 1876.

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British Dictionary definitions for house-proud

house-proud

adjective
  1. proud of the appearance, cleanliness, etc, of one's house, sometimes excessively so
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