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 2, 2010
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A term derived from the word "housewife" and "husband" used to describe an unemployed boyfriend/fiancé/husband who stays at home and does hosewife kinda stuff.
Dude1: Hey, bro. Wanna join me at the bar for a drink or five?

Dude2: na, bro. I can't. Don't you remember? I'm a houseband. I have chores to do.
by Dekrepit90 February 13, 2015
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He was a houseband to his wife and three children.
by gsanta August 10, 2012
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Noun. The male version of a housewife. Mostly common in heterosexual relationships where str8 men don’t carry their weight but ideally used in reference to gay relationships.
by FredekaStar March 17, 2019
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