Definition of highblocked in English:

highblocked

adjective

Australian
  • (of a house) built on elevated foundations.

    ‘Dad rented a big highblocked house with a front verandah’
    • ‘The creek in front of the high-blocked house was great for swimming.’
    • ‘I arranged cheaper accommodation for them in a highblocked house.’
    • ‘It is the most substantial high blocked residence in Palmer Street.’
    • ‘I wished I lived in a high-blocked house.’
    • ‘This house was high blocked with steps coming straight down the front.’
    • ‘The high-blocked house is typical of Queensland architecture.’
    • ‘They lived in a highblocked weatherboard place.’
    • ‘There is another high-blocked weatherboard home for sale.’
    • ‘A high-blocked house catches the breeze, is usually above flood level and is less vulnerable to mosquitoes.’
    • ‘The new highblocked home will be completed within four weeks.’

Pronunciation

highblocked

/ˈhʌɪblɒkt/