charwoman

noun char·wom·an \ ˈchär-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of charwoman

: a cleaning woman especially in a large building

Examples of charwoman in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of charwoman

chare + woman

charwoman Synonyms


CHARWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

charwoman

Definition of charwoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who cleans houses or office buildings


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