one who cares a lot about his home or household
from the word дом (house, home)
Comments / examples:
Я не жа́дный, я домови́тый.
I'm not greedy, I'm thrifty.
More from "Common Russian phrases"
to have a reputation (for); to be said / reputed to be somebody.
to take a drink to cure a hangover, to take a hair of the dog that bit you
something topical, something that presently arouses a strong public interest
simpleton, duffer, ninny
to work hard
it really gets you down, it beats everything (informal, lit. - there is no place to get away)
to spite, to do a bad turn (to somebody) (lit. - to add some salt)
≈ as good as new, in prime condition, fresh as a daisy