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housewifely

[hous-wahyf-lee] /ˈhaʊsˌwaɪf li/
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a housewife.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English. See housewife, -ly
Related forms
housewifeliness, noun
unhousewifely, adjective
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  • Patching quilts to keep large pioneer families warm was one of many housewifely duties.
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housewifely

/ˈhaʊsˌwaɪflɪ/
adjective
1.
prudent and neat; domestic: housewifely virtues
Derived Forms
housewifeliness, noun
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