house-proud house-proud

Definition(s):

  • (adj) proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep

Usage(s):

  1. Now, though, Atkins is like the rest of house-hunting, house-remodeling, house-rich and house-proud America.
  2. Now, though, Atkins is like the rest of house-hunting, house-remodeling, house-rich and house-proud America.
  3. The Turkish developers of Naz City, a high-rise condominium complex, are trying to sell house-proud Kurds on modern apartment living.

Quotes

  • "Edna's simpering genteelisms and her post-war, house-proud rhapsodies had a kind of thrilling novelty that is hard to believe today," Humphries wrote in his 1992 autobiography, More Please.
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Barry Humphries Source: The Australian

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