house·​per·​son ˈhau̇s-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce houseperson (audio)
: a person who does housekeeping

Examples of houseperson in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The resort also agreed to offer jobs to three former employees: a banquet server, a laundry attendant and a banquet houseperson. Hugo Martínstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of houseperson was in 1974

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“Houseperson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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