house-proud


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house-proud

(hous′proud′)
adj.
Proud of one's house or its furnishings or upkeep.

house-proud

adj
proud of the appearance, cleanliness, etc, of one's house, sometimes excessively so

house′-proud`


adj.
proud of one's house and housekeeping.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.house-proud - proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
Translations

house-proud

[ˈhaʊspraʊd] ADJ (esp Brit) she's very house-proudle gusta tener la casa impecable

house-proud

[ˈhaʊsˌpraʊd] adjche ha la mania della pulizia
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