house officer


/ (ˈhaʊsmən) /

nounplural -men
  1. med a doctor who is the most junior member of the medical staff of a hospital, usually resident in the hospital: US and Canadian equivalent: intern

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How to use house officer in a sentence

  • For a chemical brother spilt sulphuric acid over the first, and the second married a custom-house officer.

    Somehow Good | William de Morgan
  • A party of smugglers caught a custom-house officer and a shoemaker on their way to give evidence.

  • The custom-house officer rushed out in horror, followed by his hounds who licked his hands as they ran, and made them quite red.

  • He comes between the statesman and the clerk, just as the custom-house officer stands between the civil and the military.

    Bureaucracy | Honore de Balzac
  • By the time the custom-house officer has examined and chalked your luggage, the telephone connection has been made.