- UK [ˈhaʊsˌruːm] / US [ˈhaʊsˌrum] / US [ˈhaʊsˌrʊm]
give something/someone houseroom— spoken to keep something or allow something or someone to stay in your house
Their sofa is horrible – I wouldn't give it houseroom!
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Houseroom C — (Алматы,Казахстан) Категория отеля: Адрес: Tole Bi Street 261, 050057 Алматы, Казахстан … Каталог отелей
Houseroom A — (Алматы,Казахстан) Категория отеля: Адрес: Navoi Street 7, 050057 Алматы, Казахстан … Каталог отелей
Houseroom B — (Алматы,Казахстан) Категория отеля: Адрес: Rodostovtsa Street 152 V, 050057 Алматы, Каз … Каталог отелей
Houseroom — House room , n. Room or place in a house; as, to give any one houseroom. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
houseroom — [hous′ro͞om΄] n. room or available space in a house; accommodation … English World dictionary
houseroom — noun Date: 1582 space for accommodation in or as if in a house < given houseroom by a family all too eager to have a celebrity in their midst Walter Kerr > … New Collegiate Dictionary
houseroom — house|room [ˈhausru:m, rum] n [U] BrE 1.) space in a house for a person or thing 2.) not give sth houseroom informal used to emphasize that you do not like something and do not want it … Dictionary of contemporary English
houseroom — [[t]ha͟ʊsruːm[/t]] also house room PHRASE: V inflects, with brd neg (emphasis) If you say that you wouldn t give something houseroom, you are emphasizing that you do not want it or do not like it at all. [mainly BRIT] … English dictionary
houseroom — noun space in one s house. Phrases not give something houseroom Brit. be unwilling to have or consider something … English new terms dictionary
houseroom — noun (U) especially BrE 1 not give sth houseroom to not like something and not want it 2 space in a house for a person or thing … Longman dictionary of contemporary English