Definition of Housewives

1. Noun. (plural of housewife) ¹



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Definition of Housewives

1. housewife [n] - See also: housewife

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housewives

housewarmings
housewide
housewife
housewifed
housewifelike
housewifeliness
housewifely
housewiferies
housewifery
housewifey
housewifing
housewifish
housewifization
housewive
housewived
housewives (current term)
housewiving
housework
houseworks
housewrecker
housewright
housewrights
housey
housey-housey
housie
housier
housiest
housing
housing commissioner
housing development

Literary usage of Housewives

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1. Home Life in Germany by Alfred Sidgwick (1908)
"CHAPTER XII housewives FRENCHWOMEN are the best housewives in Europe," said a German lady who knew most European countries well; " the next best are the ..."

2. The Cost of Living (1913)
"WORK OF THE housewives LEAGUE BY MRS. JULIAN HEATH, Founder and President, National housewives League, New York. Some two years ago, when we began to feel ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1852)
"housewives complain of too many carpets and curtains, and (expense and trouble quite aside) rooms dismantled and uninhabited in the winter, are dismal to ..."

4. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"Weighting flour tickets—Changes in newspapers—housewives instructed when to put up preserves—Saving rags and old paper—Restrictions on communication—Women ..."

5. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1901)
"In the 109 reporting as having been at but one place during the year are included 49 housewives, who worked only for their families. ..."

6. Narrative of a Residence at the Capital of the Kingdom of Siam: With a by Fred Arthur Neale (1852)
"Siamese women excellent housewives.—Education of children.—Selling of daughters.—General summary of Siamese character. HERE is, perhaps, no other nation on ..."

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