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househusband

[hous-huhz-buh nd] /ˈhaʊsˌhʌz bənd/
noun
1.
a man whose spouse works and who stays home to manage their household.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; house(wife) + husband
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British Dictionary definitions for house husband

househusband

/ˈhaʊsˌhʌzbənd/
noun
1.
a married man who keeps house, usually without having paid employment
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