• synonyms


  1. conducted from one house to the next: a house-to-house survey.
  2. door-to-door(def 1).
Show More

Origin of house-to-house

First recorded in 1855–60
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for house-to-house

Historical Examples of house-to-house

  • There is no house-to-house delivery of mails at either place.


    Frederick John Melville

  • A house-to-house visitation was, indeed, the first essential.

  • It is house-to-house visitation that is the true secret now.

  • 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.