Definition of Housedress

1. Noun. A simple dress suitable for housework ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Housedress

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Housedress

housecats
houseclean
housecleaned
housecleaner
housecleaners
housecleaning
housecleanings
housecleans
housecoat
housecoats
housecraft
housed
housedog
housedoor
housedoors
housedress (current term)
housedresses
housefather
housefathers
houseflies
housefloor
housefloors
housefly
housefront
housefronts
houseful
housefuls
houseguest
houseguests
household

Literary usage of Housedress

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

1. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"... a plain Iowa woman in a simple housedress, who took care of us and taught us bad grammar and fixed bad dinner just before Dickie got home from the ..."

2. The Hyphen by Margaret Blake, E.P. Dutton (Firm) (1920)
"She changed to a housedress and went to the dining-room to inquire after the progress dinner was making. To her surprise she found her husband sitting at ..."

3. American Standards of Living, 1918-1988 by Clair Brown (1994)
"Wives of laborers and wage earners bought one inexpensive housedress each year. The salaried wife bought 1.5. Working-class wives bought a new street dress ..."

4. A Departure from the Script: A Novel by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (2002)
"My first scene was during the preparations for Sabbath, when Golde would still be wearing a faded old housedress. The dress, a thrift shop find, ..."

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