how to pronounce housewife

haʊswaɪf

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“… Robin barns is a housewife Fred Barnes …”

meanings of housewife

noun:

  1. A little case or bag for materials used in sewing, and for other articles of female work.
  2. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household.
  3. A woman whose main employment is homemaking, maintaining the upkeep of her home and tending to household affairs; often, such a woman whose sole [unpaid] employment is homemaking.

verb:

  1. Alternative form of housewive.

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