1. [ noun ] (housing) a social unit living together
Synonyms: family house home menage

"he moved his family to Virginia" "It was a good Christian household" "I waited until the whole house was asleep" "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"

Related terms: unit foster_home extended_family menage_a_trois nuclear_family foster_family home
2. [ adjective ] (housing) of or related to or used in the running of a household

"household chores" "household management" "household appliances"

Related terms: domestic
Similar spelling:   householder