- conducted from one house to the next: a house-to-house survey.
- door-to-door(def 1).
Origin of house-to-house
First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for house-to-house
There is no house-to-house delivery of mails at either place.Gambia
Frederick John Melville
A house-to-house visitation was, indeed, the first essential.The Sanitary Evolution of London
Henry Lorenzo Jephson
It is house-to-house visitation that is the true secret now.Christopher Crayon's Recollections
J. Ewing Ritchie
We must organize and make a house-to-house fight; and I'll begin in our own house.The Daughter of the Storage
William Dean Howells
Arundel proposes to have a house-to-house collection of bones.