Definition of housekeeper
- She was her father's housekeeper …
- —Lucy Maud Montgomery
- was always a good/poor housekeeper
- … a tidy housekeeper who kept flowers outside his unit …
- —Kyle Swenson
the bachelor doctor could easily afford to hire a housekeeper to cook and clean
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: a person whose job is to manage the cooking, cleaning, etc., in a house
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