charwoman

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noun char·wom·an \ˈchär-ˌwu̇-mən\

Definition of charwoman

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1596


CHARWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

charwoman

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noun char·wom·an \ˈchär-ˌwu̇-mən\

Definition of charwoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who cleans houses or office buildings


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