house-trained

[hous-treynd]
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adjective British.


Nearby words

  1. house-proud,
  2. house-raising,
  3. house-sit,
  4. house-to-house,
  5. house-train,
  6. house-warming,
  7. houseboat,
  8. housebound,
  9. houseboy,
  10. housebreak

Origin of house-trained

First recorded in 1920–25

house-train

[hous-treyn]

verb (used with object) British.

to housebreak.

Origin of house-train

First recorded in 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for house-trained

house-train

verb

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

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