housie etymology

English word housie comes from English house, English -ie

Detailed word origin of housie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
house English (eng) (US, dialect) A small stand of trees in a swamp.. (astrology) One of the twelve divisions of an astrological chart. [from 14thc.]. (cartomancy) The fourth Lenormand card.. (chess, now, rare) A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of a piece. [from 16thc.]. (curling) The four concentric circles where points are scored on the ice. [from 19thc.]. (metaphorical) a place of rest [...]
-ie English (eng) (occasionally, sometimes, derogatory) Forming nouns signifying the person associated with suffixed noun or verb.. Forming diminutive or affectionate forms of nouns or names.
housie English (eng) (Australia, New Zealand) A gambling game similar to bingo.

Words with the same origin as housie

Descendants of house
heezy hizouse hizzay hizzie hizzle hizzy housage housane
Descendants of -ie
anyone auntie barbie birdie blondie bookie brownie cutie doggie girlie hottie junkie juvie maggie movie one rookie someone sweetie un wan yan yen young youth