Definition of Charwoman

1. Noun. A human female employed to do housework. "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write"

Exact synonyms: Char, Cleaning Lady, Cleaning Woman, Woman
Generic synonyms: Cleaner



Definition of Charwoman

1. n. A woman hired for odd work or for single days.

Definition of Charwoman

1. Noun. (chiefly British) A woman employed to do housework. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Charwoman

1. [n -WOMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charwoman

chartometers
chartre
chartreuse
chartreuses
chartroom
chartrooms
charts
chartularies
chartulary
charva
charvas
charver
charvers
charvette
charvettes
charwoman (current term)
charwomen
chary
charybdotoxin
chas
chasable
chase
chase a rainbow
chase after
chase away
chase down
chase gun
chase guns
chase off
chase plane

Literary usage of Charwoman

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"This confidence, however, is never very well repaid, for it is seldom that the charwoman gets more than 1*. 6ยก/. a day, with her beer, tea, and sugar; ..."

2. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer, John William Cunliffe (1915)
"... she is ment, I have given you an economic argu- either a charwoman and I cannot marry ment, I have given you a biological not marry me. ..."

3. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"... the benefit of the reading ; and the impression produced on the old charwoman revealed itself in the remark with which she closed her account of it. ..."

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