Definition of householder in English:



  • A person who owns or rents a house; the head of a household.

    • ‘Rural householders now have a brown wheeled bin, a white bag for cardboard, a green box for cans and glass and a white bag for paper.’
    • ‘The blaze was caused by a tea light left burning, and officers have issued a seasonal warning to householders this week.’
    • ‘Wiltshire Fire Brigade is urging all householders to fit a smoke alarm in their property.’
    • ‘Each of the packs gives key advice and information to householders on how to protect their homes and property.’
    • ‘She acted, she said, after incidents in the Vale of York where householders were confronted by burglars.’
    • ‘He added it was quite a detailed task and the onus was on the householder to ensure that they had the proper connections.’
    • ‘The law may soon come to the aid of householders who claim their lives are blighted by neighbours' high hedges.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, householders on similar incomes pay wildly different amounts due to their postcode.’
    • ‘It will become an offence for householders to carry out most electrical work without getting council approval.’
    • ‘The blue bins are used by householders to dispose of dry recyclable materials.’
    • ‘Members of a household impliedly authorise the householder to represent them in such matters.’
    • ‘He appealed to all householders to continually check their security arrangements.’
    • ‘The murders of two householders attacked in their homes in London recently has compounded the climate of fear.’
    • ‘Police are again urging householders to secure their property after a theft from a house in Kirkwall.’
    • ‘Then of course there was the article on the difficulties that householders have protecting their property.’
    • ‘This means householders themselves have to ensure that they do not create breeding spots.’
    • ‘Water bosses are reassuring householders that the region's reservoirs are in tip-top shape.’
    • ‘Residents and householders are asked to report all suspicious activity noticed.’
    • ‘Just how far should a householder go in defending their property against burglars?’
    • ‘NEW rules have been introduced to encourage householders in Pendle to recycle more of their rubbish.’
    homeowner, owner, occupant, resident, head of the household
    tenant, leaseholder
    proprietor, landlady, landlord, freeholder
    occupier, owner-occupier
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