Definition of house bill in US English:

house bill


  • 1A poster or programme advertising and describing a theatrical performance. Compare "playbill". Now chiefly historical.

  • 2(A statement detailing) any of various charges incurred in running a household; (now) especially a utility bill.

  • 3Now chiefly US. Usually with capital initial in the first element. A bill introduced in or by a legislative house, (now) especially the United States House of Representatives.


Late 17th century. From house + bill.


house bill

/ˈhaʊs ˌbɪl/