Definitions

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  • noun pride in the upkeep of one's home; the quality of being house-proud

Etymologies

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house +‎ pride

Examples

  • If you lose your housepride, you’re dead or dying in my book – this is what I was brought up to believe.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • The second feminist argument, though, is whether or not this exaggerated housepride, the love of trinkets and paints and interiors magazines and assorted bollocks there's a long-running line about a bedspread made from reclaimed Welsh wool has anything to do with the condition of being female.

    The Guardian World News

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