housework

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noun house·work \ˈhau̇s-ˌwərk\

Examples of housework in a sentence

  1. I got up early and did some housework.

1613

First Known Use of housework

1613


HOUSEWORK Defined for English Language Learners

housework

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noun house·work \ˈhau̇s-ˌwərk\

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

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noun house·work \ˈhau̇s-ˌwərk\

Definition of housework for Students

  1. :  the labor involved in housekeeping



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