Dictionary.com

henhouse

[ hen-hous ]
/ ˈhɛnˌhaʊs /
Save This Word!

noun, plural hen·hous·es [hen-hou-ziz]. /ˈhɛnˌhaʊ zɪz/.
a shelter for poultry.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of henhouse

First recorded in 1505–15; hen + house
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use henhouse in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for henhouse

henhouse
/ (ˈhɛnˌhaʊs) /

noun
a coop for hens
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK