homemaker

noun home·mak·er \ ˈhōm-ˌmā-kər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of homemaker

:one who manages a household especially as a spouse and parent

homemaking

play \ˈhōm-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun or adjective

Examples of homemaker in a Sentence

  1. TV commercials often show happy homemakers.

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First Known Use of homemaker

1867


HOMEMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

homemaker

noun

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

homemaker

noun home·mak·er \ ˈhōm-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of homemaker for Students

:a person who manages a household especially as a wife and mother

homemaking

\-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun


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