Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative form of house-proud.

Etymologies

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house +‎ proud

Examples

  • In a valedictory weekend interview she told the Times that she cooks and assembles the Ikea furniture while husband Dromey does the cleaning ( "he's very houseproud"), washing and shopping.

    Michael White's conference diary: Lord Prezza's quiet exit

  • Because she has no budget, Camille has to stay with her estranged family: her obsessively houseproud and remote mother, her uninvolved stepfather and her precocious teenage half-sister.

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  • To those who've never seen the show, she is the houseproud, perfect housewife who's perfectly turned out and to the outside world leads a perfect life.

    Desperate Housewives, Desperate Davids?

  • I suggested the Army enforce it and, before you knew it, what started out as a nice idea became a houseproud dictatorship.

    …getting Lost « Sven’s guide to…

  • March 25, 2005 10: 04 houseproud: yes, yes it is ....

    oh my, lo? (Music (For Robots))

  • Being of a houseproud, obsessively tidy nature – which may or may not be related to being born when the sun was in Virgo – I have also had a hard time coming to terms with the damage inflicted on our existing possessions.

    space invaders

  • Being of a houseproud, obsessively tidy nature – which may or may not be related to being born when the sun was in Virgo – I have also had a hard time coming to terms with the damage inflicted on our existing possessions.

    malaise

  • Even if one maintains that houseproud homemakers are satisfied to trade their free time for extra housework, what about the many women who now also work outside the home?

    Living Smaller

  • Even if one maintains that houseproud homemakers are satisfied to trade their free time for extra housework, what about the many women who now also work outside the home?

    Living Smaller

  • The houseproud teenager was also tidying up her career.

    DIANA

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