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[hous-wairz] /ˈhaʊsˌwɛərz/
plural noun
articles of household equipment, as kitchen utensils, or glassware.
Origin of housewares
1920-25; house + ware1 + -s3 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for housewares
  • Pressure cookers are sold in housewares sections of department stores and in cookware and hardware stores.
  • Start in the design district, known for its furniture and housewares shops, on the street's south end.
  • Being a low cost producer for cheap trinkets for gum ball machines, toys, clothing and housewares.
  • The house is full of period tools, housewares and furniture for visitors to see.
  • The online retailer sells products from electronics to housewares.
  • The housewares show used to have two shows a year now they have one.
British Dictionary definitions for housewares


plural noun
(US & Canadian) kitchenware and other utensils for use in the home
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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