noun house·work \ˈhas-ˌwərk\

: work (such as cleaning, cooking, or laundry) that is done to keep a house clean and running properly

Full Definition of HOUSEWORK

:  the work of housekeeping

Examples of HOUSEWORK

  1. I got up early and did some housework.

First Known Use of HOUSEWORK

HOUSEWORK Defined for Kids


noun house·work \ˈhas-ˌwərk\

Definition of HOUSEWORK for Kids

:  the labor involved in housekeeping


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