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  • noun Plural form of housewife.

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Examples

  • But he was always mindful that the series title had the word "housewives," not "husbands."

    The Seattle Times

  • I think the only series with multiple housewives is New Jersey.

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  • Autograph requests from kids, naked pictures of lonely housewives from the Midwest, jilted renters looking for some of that “vigilante justice” for their landlords; pretty much exactly what you would expect.

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  • A Strange Stirring, takes it's name from the very first paragraph of Freidan's text, in which Freidan famously describes a "strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning" in American housewives' minds.

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  • In addition to guaranteeing full equality between men and women in employment, it is the only constitution in Latin America that recognizes housework as an economically productive activity, thus entitling housewives to social security benefits.

    Dissident Voice

  • But he is a fan of "housewives" -- short for the Bravo's hit and addicting "The Real Housewives" reality TV series, now filming its Washington, D.C. edition.

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  • But he is a fan of "housewives" -- short for the Bravo's hit and addicting "The Real Housewives" reality TV series, now filming its Washington, D.C. edition.

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  • When asked why they are participating in the show, the "housewives" - some of whom are widowed or divorced - give one of two answers.

    Naples Daily News Stories

  • When asked why they are participating in the show, the "housewives" - some of whom are widowed or divorced - give one of two answers.

    Naples Daily News Stories

  • The main photo for the story depicted the six "housewives" -- that'd be Jill Zarin, Bethenny Frankel, Ramona Singer,

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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