[ koh-hou-zing ]

  1. a cooperative living arrangement in which people build a cluster of single-family houses around a common building for shared meals, child care, guest rooms, etc.

  2. the cluster of houses with the common building.

Origin of cohousing

First recorded in 1985–90

Words Nearby cohousing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024