Definition of Housekeeper

1. Noun. A servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household.

Generic synonyms: Domestic, Domestic Help, House Servant
Derivative terms: Housekeep



Definition of Housekeeper

1. n. One who occupies a house with his family; a householder; the master or mistress of a family.

Definition of Housekeeper

1. Noun. One who looks after the home by herself; either as a wife or a hired servant. ¹

2. Noun. A woman who supervises the female domestic staff of a large home. ¹

3. Noun. One who supervises the cleaning staff of a hospital, hotel, or similar business. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Housekeeper

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housekeeper

household deity
household god
household gods
household income
household linen
household name
household names
household products
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househusband
househusbands
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housekeeper (current term)
housekeepers
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housekeeping gene
housekeeping genes
housekeeping protein
housekeepings
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housel
houseled
houseleek
houseleeks
houseless
houselessness

Literary usage of Housekeeper

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"Mr. SH Ellis, of Warren County: Just an explanation of one word that Brother housekeeper used. He says he has averaged about one hundred bushels, ..."

2. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1895)
"To which Sancho responded :—housekeeper of Satan ! it is myself am enticed away and seduced, and led tramping along the by-roads, and not thy master. ..."

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