[hous-room, -roo m]
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Origin of houseroom

First recorded in 1580–90; house + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for houseroom

nest, houseroom

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British Dictionary definitions for houseroom


  1. room for storage or lodging
  2. give something houseroom (used with a negative) to have or keep something in one's houseI wouldn't give that vase houseroom
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