Pronunciation: (hous'man", -mun), [key]
—pl. -menPronunciation: (-men", -mun). [key]
1. a male servant who performs general duties in a home, hotel, etc.
2. a man employed to maintain order, as in a bar or gambling casino; bouncer.
3. See house detective.
4. one who represents the management in a gambling house.
5. Brit.a medical intern at a hospital.
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