Definition of homemaker
: one who manages a household especially as a wife and mother
homemakingplay \ˈhōm-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun or adjective
Examples of homemaker in a Sentence
TV commercials often show happy homemakers.
Recent Examples of homemaker from the Web
Evangeline was a homemaker who returned to Appalachian State for her teaching certificate, then taught school from 1963 until the mid-1980s.
His father was a lawyer, and his mother was a homemaker.
Lawrence Arthur Heinze was born Dec. 14, 1940, in Baltimore to Horace Heinze, a milkman, and Julia Bertazon, a homemaker.
Their parents are a cop and a nurse, a civil engineer and a homemaker, a pager technician.
Built in 1956 at a cost of $30,000, the home was designed by Minnesota architect Norman Nagle in 1955 as part of a contest sponsored by HotPoint, an appliance company, and Living for Young Homemakers magazine.
His mother, the former Bertha Krause, was a homemaker.
Patti Upton, a homemaker and former model, was at loose ends in the early 1980s.
The son of Joseph F. Feehley, a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. lineman, and Hazel Grumbine Feehley, a homemaker, Cornelius James Feehley was born in Baltimore and raised on Harlem Avenue.
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First Known Use of homemaker
HOMEMAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of homemaker for English Language Learners
: a wife who does work (such as sewing, cleaning, or cooking) at home and usually does not have another job outside the home
HOMEMAKER Defined for Kids
Definition of homemaker for Students
: a person who manages a household especially as a wife and mother
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