[ hous-treyn ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌtreɪn /

verb (used with object) British.

to housebreak.


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Origin of house-train

First recorded in 1920–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for house-train



(tr) British to train (pets) to urinate and defecate outside the house or in a special place, such as a litter tray

Derived forms of house-train

house-trained, adjective
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