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The male equivelant to housewife. In this case, a houseband stays at home and takes care of the kids while the wife works.
While claire works her ass off at work, Jimmy drinks beer while watching t.v. with his kids. Jimmy is obviously a houseband.
by Lie_Detector_411 September 02, 2010
A male version of housewife.
He was a houseband to his wife and three children.
by gsanta August 09, 2012
A band that is hired by a specific bar or club and plays there consistently. House bands generally work on busy nights, like Friday nights and Saturday nights. They are usually known for being startup bands, and can later become big name bands.
- One of the house bands at Madame Wong's was The Motels.

- Oingo Boingo was also a house band there, too.
by Jerry Curhl March 28, 2011