householder

[ hous-hohl-der, -ohl- ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌhoʊl dər, -ˌoʊl- /

noun

a person who holds title to or occupies a house.
the head of a family.

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Origin of householder

First recorded in 1350–1400, householder is from the Middle English word housholdere. See house, holder

OTHER WORDS FROM householder

house·hold·er·ship, nounnon·house·hold·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for householder

householder
/ (ˈhaʊsˌhəʊldə) /

noun

a person who owns or rents a house

Derived forms of householder

householdership, noun
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