home-maker

homemaker

[hohm-mey-ker]
noun
1.
a person who manages the household of his or her own family, especially as a principal occupation.
2.
a person employed to manage a household and do household chores for others, as for the sick or elderly.

Origin:
1885–90; home + maker

homemaker, housewife (see usage note at housewife).


1. See housewife.
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homemaker (ˈhəʊmˌmeɪkə)
 
n
1.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) a person, esp a housewife, who manages a home
2.  (US), (Canadian) a social worker who manages a household during the incapacity of the housewife
 
'homemaking
 
n, —adj

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