noun. common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases.
- Musca domestica
- house fly
- dry fly
- wet fly
- fly (English)
- flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
- house (English)
- hous (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word housefly
1. Noun, singular or mass
In the summer, you'll most likely find a housefly buzzing around the house, so you want to be careful that they don't fly into your fridge.