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
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.
Born in India to a father who was a chemical engineer and mother who was a homemaker, Aditya Agarwal moved homes a lot with his family, with stints in Cameroon, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, before later settling in the United States.
His mother, the former Dorothea Harvey, was a homemaker.
Jim Paul Willard grew up in Dallas, where his dad worked as a night watchman and his mom was a homemaker.
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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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