house-trained

See also: housetrained

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house-trained (not comparable)

  1. (of a pet) Trained not to excrete indoors.
  2. (by extension) Exhibiting behavior and habits that are consistent with good housekeeping.
    • 1999, Dana Stabenow, Hunter's Moon, →ISBN, page 112:
      But he did have the endearing habit of cleaning up after she cooked, and unlike other men of her acquaintance the dishes were actually clean when she went to get them out of the cupboard again. Johnny was house-trained, too.

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