Meaning of house dad in English:

house dad


  • 1A father who is engaged in the full-time care of his children and does not go out to work.

    • ‘the course allowed me the flexibility to be a house dad and student without utilizing any type of day care for my daughter’
  • 2A man who lives in a children's home or other group residence, typically one for young people, and looks after the general welfare of the residents; a house father.

    • ‘the boys receive care from a house dad, adjust to life off the streets, and receive counselling’