man of the house


noun

the male head of a household.

Nearby words

  1. man of letters,
  2. man of sorrows,
  3. man of straw,
  4. man of the cloth,
  5. man of the hour,
  6. man of the moment,
  7. man of the world,
  8. man on horseback,
  9. man on the street,
  10. man orchid

Origin of man of the house

First recorded in 1900–05

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