housemaster
housemaster housemaster n. A teacher in charge of a school boardinghouse. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • housemaster — (or housemistress) ► NOUN ▪ a teacher in charge of a house at a boarding school …   English terms dictionary

  • housemaster — [hous′mas΄tər] n. a male faculty member serving as resident director of a boys dormitory at a preparatory school …   English World dictionary

  • Housemaster — In British education, a housemaster (or, less commonly, a housemistress) is a member of staff in charge of a boarding house, normally at a boarding school (e.g., especially at a British public school). The housemaster is responsible for the… …   Wikipedia

  • housemaster — UK [ˈhaʊsˌmɑːstə(r)] / US [ˈhaʊsˌmæstər] noun [countable] Word forms housemaster : singular housemaster plural housemasters a man who is a teacher and is in charge of a house at a public school or grammar school …   English dictionary

  • Housemaster — The person in charge of the house. The housemaster made it clear that there will be no kitties allowed …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Housemaster — The person in charge of the house. The housemaster made it clear that there will be no kitties allowed …   Dictionary of american slang

  • housemaster — [[t]ha͟ʊsmɑːstə(r), mæs [/t]] housemasters N COUNT A housemaster is a male teacher who is in charge of one of the houses in a school. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • housemaster — noun Date: 1884 a master in charge of a house in a boy s boarding school …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • housemaster — housemastership, n. /hows mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, n. a man who is in charge of a house or a dormitory in a private school for boys. [1875 80; HOUSE + MASTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • housemaster — noun A teacher who is in charge of a house at a boarding school …   Wiktionary

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