Definition of housework
: the work of housekeeping
Examples of housework in a sentence
I got up early and did some housework.
First Known Use of housework
HOUSEWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of housework for English Language Learners
: work (such as cleaning, cooking, or laundry) that is done to keep a house clean and running properly
HOUSEWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of housework for Students
: the labor involved in housekeeping
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