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housebroken

[ hous-broh-kuhn ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌbroʊ kən /
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adjective

(of a pet) trained to avoid excreting inside the house or in improper places.

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Origin of housebroken

First recorded in 1895–1900; house + broken
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British Dictionary definitions for housebroken

house-broken

adjective

another word for house-trainedSee house-trained
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