Definition of highset in English:



  • (of a house) built on elevated foundations.

    ‘the houses are highset with large living areas’
    • ‘My first childhood home was a highset old Queenslander on Alice Street.’
    • ‘The house was much bigger than he expected, a highset timber building, painted white to reflect the heat.’
    • ‘Across the road under a highset building was the choice, we moved quickly and quietly until we were concealed in the darkness.’
    • ‘The home was typically highset.’
    • ‘A typical Goodna dwelling was a highset weatherboard house on stilts.’
    • ‘There was still water on the ground under their highset house.’
    • ‘They lived in a highset timber house.’
    • ‘The pair will accept any reasonable offer for their highset home.’
    • ‘This 3-bedroom highset home is truly one of a kind.’
    • ‘Under a highset house a group of people were seated in a circle.’