how to pronounce housekeeper


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The above transcription of housekeeper is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

housekeeper is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of housekeeper in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… by working as a hospital housekeeper she …”

meanings of housekeeper


  1. Someone who owns a house as a place of residence; a householder.
  2. Someone who manages the running of a home, traditionally the female head of the household.
  3. Someone (traditionally a woman) employed to look after the home, typically by managing domestic servants or superintending household management; also someone with equivalent duties in a hotel, institution etc.
  4. Someone who keeps to their house; someone who rarely ventures away from home; an unadventurous person, a homebody.

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