Definitions

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  • adjective Not housebroken.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ housebroken

Examples

  • It was bad enough when the cheesy details of President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky's bobble-head ministrations leered from the pages of Ken Starr's report, and we learned that the former intern resuscitated the commander in chief up only to the point of release, whereupon he withdrew and finished himself off in a bathroom sink, like some unhousebroken Martin Amis character.

    James Wolcott: Why Are British Sex Scandals So Much Better than Ours?

  • Borat, for the many who have never seen him on HBO's "Da Ali G Show," is a disarmingly enthusiastic, viciously anti-Semitic, sexist, homophobic, horny and unhousebroken fiction-al journalist from Kazakhstan.

    Too Funny- Or Too Far?

  • They can become withdrawn, severely depressed, and “unhousebroken” and can acquire antisocial behaviors that further decrease their chances of being adopted.

    250 Things You Can Do to Make Your Cat Adore You

  • They can become withdrawn, severely depressed, and “unhousebroken” and can acquire antisocial behaviors that further decrease their chances of being adopted.

    250 Things You Can Do to Make Your Cat Adore You

  • Indeed, Buruma displays the manners of an unhousebroken mutt.

    An Exchange on Ernst Jünger

  • So well does Mailer convey the latent menace of the unhousebroken male that one of his most powerful confrontations can actually get away with occurring offstage in the best Aristotelian manner, without losing an ounce of fire power.

    Armageddon Now?

  • Oliver Messel had tarted it up, and it was rather pretty, or had been: during the Taylor residency, the rooms were so crowded with shedding cats and unhousebroken dogs and general atmosphere of disorderly paraphernalia that one could not easily espy the Messel touch.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It behaved like those unhousebroken turbo cars of the 1980s.

    USATODAY.com Weather News

  • I called his vet and talked with a tech to get advise on how to handle my suddenly unhousebroken dog.

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  • I called his vet and talked with a tech to get advise on how to handle my suddenly unhousebroken dog.

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