houseman houseman  /ˈhaʊs mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The 20-year-old Detroiter is a houseman at Greektown Casino, responsible for everything the public sees there.
  2. The houseman's liquor profits averaged $100 weekly, and I had been paying him $100 monthly.
  3. A Uriah-Heepish butler sets the gardener and the houseman at such odds that they come to blows.

News

  1. The Cradle Rocks Again at City Center

    Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical The Cradle Will Rock has one of the most celebrated origin stories in the history of American theatre. It was written for the Federal Theatre Project to be directed by Orson Welles and produced by John Houseman, but the FTP, responding to intense pressure from Congress, abruptly closed the politically pointed show. The theatre was locked, the costumes seized and ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Playbill

  2. Floyd Mayweather-Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez press tour time, venue for Grand Rapids set

    The press tour is scheduled 11 a.m. June 26 at Houseman Field, the venerable football stadium near downtown, the third of 11 stops in the two-country press tour.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Saginaw News

Quotes

  1. "I met Paul Newman when I was a junior in high school, when I was the houseman in a billiard parlor in Westport, Conn.," Ratzenberger recalled. "He came in to shoot pool one night. I met him that one night and never saw him again, so I'm...
    on Jun 8, 2006 By: John Ratzenberger Source: KCCI.com

  2. "Tsunamis of Appreciation to Red Ute and the Cloud Clan for transforming their Rain-dance to the first Snow-dance. And to Vail's Bob Parker and Dick Houseman for desperately asking them to help end their opening drought in 1963," said Chaffee.
    on May 2, 2008 By: Suzy Chaffee Source: Send2Press (press release)

  3. "We got a new lineup with Houseman (Jeffrey Clemens), Mark Boyce and Timo Shanko filling out the Special Sauce," G. Love wrote on his Web site in February. "I had a successful surgery on my vocal chords, and I'm not lying when I say I'm...
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: G Love Source: Tahoe Daily Tribune

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