Definition of housewarm in English:

housewarm

verb

US
  • with object To greet or entertain (a person) with a house-warming (now rare). Later: to mark or celebrate (the move to a new house or premises) with a house-warming. Also without object: to give or take part in a house-warming.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Pepys (1633–1703), naval official and diarist. From house + warm, after house-warming.

Pronunciation

housewarm

/ˈhaʊswɔːm/