Definition of Homemaker

1. Noun. A wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income.

Exact synonyms: Housewife, Lady Of The House, Woman Of The House
Generic synonyms: Married Woman, Wife
Derivative terms: Housewifely

Definition of Homemaker

1. Noun. (American English) A person who maintains the upkeep of his or her residence, especially one who is not employed outside the home. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homemaker

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homemaker

homelier
homeliest
homelife
homelike
homelily
homeliness
homelinesses
homeling
homelings
homelives
homely
homelyn
homelyness
homelyns
homemade
homemaker (current term)
homemaker services
homemakers
homemaking
homemakings
homeness
homentropic
homeo-
homeobox
homeobox gene
homeoboxes
homeodomain
homeodomain proteins
homeodomains
homeogenetic induction

Literary usage of Homemaker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Friendly Visiting Among the Poor: A Handbook for Charity Workers by Mary Ellen Richmond (1903)
"... CHAPTER IV THE homemaker THE wife brings us to another aspect of the home, though it cannot be too often repeated that all aspects are so inextricably ..."

2. Studies of Occupations in Agriculture, Forestry, and Animal Industry by Frederick James Allen (1921)
"THE homemaker ON THE FARM It seems well to add here a brief study of the homemaker, ... The homemaker may be the farmer's wife, daughter, other relative, ..."

3. The Home and Its Management: A Handbook in Homemaking, with Three Hundred by Mabel Hyde Kittredge (1918)
"... CHAPTER VII USEFUL FACTS FOR THE homemaker Furnishing. Let the colors of the different rooms blend. Sharp contrasts are neither pleasing nor artistic. ..."

4. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1996-1997 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Some homemaker-home health aides work with families in which a parent is ... Я •• The number of jobs for homemaker-home health aides will more than double ..."

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