Definition of "householder"
  1. An individual who sustains a household, alone or jointly with others, often regarded as the head of the household; this person may claim a special exemption in bankruptcy law
How to use "householder" in a sentence
  1. As the sole householder, Jane is financially responsible for the upkeep of the home.
  2. In their bankruptcy case, the couple, as joint householders, claimed the homestead exemption.
  3. Being a householder, Tom ensures all the bills are paid on time.

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