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The House /ðə haʊs/

adjective Clipping of a compound
The house is an expression used to describe something that is excessive or highly noticeable. Comparable to an exclamation point as it brings a surprising and exclaiming tone with it.
 
The house is used as an exaggeration.
Etymology : The house is a clipping of a more popular expression/compound the house down which is another way of referring to an exclamation point.
Source : Me ...watching a youtube video… Youtuber: “This person is shady the house.” (Through social media, July 2019). A popular expression in the LGBTQ+ community. Popularized in recent years by Youtuber Jeffree Star as he was referring to how beautiful his new eye-shadow palettes are (Retrieved from urbandictionary.com).
Last modified: 11 December 2019


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