from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense of housebreak.

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  • v. Present participle of housebreak.


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  • His noting that Bonnard "housebroke" modern aesthetics is telling about the artist and reanimates the very word; and when we read about the style-crazed Whistler, in an article that otherwise puts little emphasis on his psychology or inner life, that he "was his own ideal audience," we are deftly made to see a pathos that had to have been an aspect of his famous egoism.

    The New York Review of Books

  • Just got this pup 8 days ago he's already housebroke and chasing rabbits around my yard.

    Best Gun Dog Contest

  • She is very well mannered and appears to be housebroke.



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