Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The function or duties of a housewife; housekeeping.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being a housewife
  • n. Skills as a housewife or homemaker

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The business of the mistress of a family; female management of domestic concerns.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The business of the mistress of a household; the woman's part in the economy of a family; female management of domestic concerns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the work of a housewife

Etymologies

housewife +‎ -ry (Wiktionary)

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