Pronunciation: (hous'hōld", -ōld"),[key] —n. the people of a house collectively; a family including its servants.
—adj. 1. of or pertaining to a household: household furniture. 2. for use in maintaining a home, esp. for use in cooking, cleaning, laundering, repairing, etc., in the home: a household bleach. 3. common or usual; ordinary.