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home economics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Simple Definition of home economics

  • : a subject or class that teaches cooking, sewing, and other skills that are useful in the home

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of home economics

  1. :  the theory and practice of homemaking —called also home ec, \-ˈek\

home economist noun

1899

First Known Use of home economics

1899


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