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The person in a relationship that stays home.
After we got married, he quit his job and became the house spouse.
by bnoice February 14, 2009
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In a marriage or domestic partnership, the partner who does not work and stays home to take care of the house and the children, if any. Basically housewife, or househusband but without being gender specific.

Useful when speaking in general, or when talking to a couple and you don't who stays home.
It doesn't matter who stays home, the housespouse should have dinner waiting on the table for the working spouse.
by penguinus October 07, 2009
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A gender neutral term for a married homemaker
His occupation is housespouse.
by wordcreatorfromvirginia April 07, 2010
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The male counterpart to the "housewife". Nowadays, in an individualistic, gay world of singles, the common English language is screaming for such a term.
"I am a good housespouse, not a desperate one, who makes his work right."
by Alberto Escudero February 14, 2008
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