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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Synonyms for charwoman

Synonyms

biddy, char [British], handmaiden (also handmaid), house girl, housekeeper, housemaid, maid, maidservant, skivvy [British], wench

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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

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English Language Learners Definition of charwoman

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

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