how to pronounce housekeeper


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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.

housekeeper frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word housekeeper occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics housekeeper can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that housekeeper can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to housekeeper


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