Definition of Housemaster

1. Noun. Teacher in charge of a school boardinghouse.

Generic synonyms: Headmaster, Master, Schoolmaster



Definition of Housemaster

1. Noun. A teacher who is in charge of a house at a boarding school ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Housemaster

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housemaster

houseline
houselines
houseling
houselled
houselling
housels
housemade
housemaid
housemaid's knee
housemaided
housemaiding
housemaids
housemartin
housemartins
housemaster (current term)
housemasters
housemate
housemates
housemother
housemothers
housen
housepaint
housepainter
housepainters
housepainting
houseparent
houseparents
houseperson

Literary usage of Housemaster

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1. The Lighter Side of School Life by Ian Hay (1920)
"CHAPTER II THE housemaster TO the boy, all masters (as distinct from the Head) ... The humorist of the party draws joyous pictures of his housemaster ..."

2. The Public Schools from Within: A Collection of Essays on Public School (1906)
"If disorder occurs, it is expected that the housemaster will hold the sixth ... The proper amount of interference is a matter on which every housemaster has ..."

3. Records and Reminiscences of Repton by George Stephen Messiter (1907)
"The imposition paper by the way was given out by each housemaster, dated and signed with his initials, and very often the chief penalty incurred was that of ..."

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