charwoman

noun
char·​wom·​an | \ ˈchär-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce charwoman (audio) \

Definition of charwoman

: a cleaning woman especially in a large building

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Examples of charwoman in a Sentence

the couple finally hired a charwoman as they were just too busy to clean

First Known Use of charwoman

1596, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for charwoman

chare + woman

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The first known use of charwoman was in 1596

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“Charwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charwoman. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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charwoman

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English Language Learners Definition of charwoman

old-fashioned : a woman who cleans houses or office buildings

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