Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “household name”

See all translations

household name

noun [C]
 
 
MARKETING
the name or brand of a product that is very well known: The vacuum cleaner is the leading brand in the market and a household name.
Translations of “household name”
in Chinese (Traditional) 家喻戶曉的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家喻户晓的人…
(Definition of household name from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of household name?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “household name” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More