Associations to the word «Housewife»

Pictures for the word «Housewife»

Wiktionary

HOUSEWIFE, noun. A woman, often unemployed, who spends most of her time maintaining the upkeep of her home and tending to household affairs.
HOUSEWIFE, noun. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household.
HOUSEWIFE, noun. A little case or bag for materials used in sewing, and for other articles of female work; – called also hussy.
HOUSEWIFE, verb. Alternative form of housewive

Dictionary definition

HOUSEWIFE, noun. A wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income.

Wise words

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