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house-proud

adjective

  1. taking pride in one's house and housekeeping.


house-proud

adjective

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of house-proud1

First recorded in 1820–25
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Example Sentences

I should be proud to take the second place in his house—proud to see his young wife at the head of his table.

I don't see how you can be so patient with his criticisms: we all know you are house-proud.

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