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hausfrau

[hous-frou] /ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ/
noun, plural hausfraus, hausfrauen
[hous-frou-uh n] /ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ ən/ (Show IPA)
1.
a housewife.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < German, equivalent to Haus house + Frau wife, woman
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British Dictionary definitions for hausfrauen

hausfrau

/ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ/
noun
1.
a German housewife
Word Origin
German, from Haushouse + Frau woman, wife
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Slang definitions & phrases for hausfrauen

hausfrau

noun

A woman whose primary interests are keeping house, raising children, etc •Often used in mild contempt, and to suggest a lack of chic

[1918+; fr German, ''housewife'']


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