housework

noun house·work \ ˈhau̇s-ˌwərk \

Definition of housework

:the work of housekeeping

Examples of housework in a Sentence

  1. I got up early and did some housework.

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First Known Use of housework

1613


HOUSEWORK Defined for English Language Learners

housework

noun

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

housework

noun house·work \ ˈhau̇s-ˌwərk \

Definition of housework for Students

:the labor involved in housekeeping


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