- to housebreak.
Origin of house-train
First recorded in 1920–25
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Related Words for house-trainsubdue, suppress, restrain, soften, conquer, pacify, curb, temper, vanquish, discipline, mitigate, mute, humble, bust, repress, break, train, bridle, gentle, enslave
- (tr) British to train (pets) to urinate and defecate outside the house or in a special place, such as a litter tray
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