1. housekeeping

noun. ['ˈhaʊˌskiːpɪŋ'] the work of cleaning and running a house.


  • work


  • idle
  • inactivity

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Example sentences of the word housekeeping

1. Noun, singular or mass
The first line of defense is good housekeeping.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Hotel housekeeping departments operate 24 hours each day, but the majority of employees work during the day.

3. Adjective
Travelers who stay in budget hotels may only need to tip the housekeeping staff.

Quotes containing the word housekeeping

1. I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.
- Harvey Weinstein

2. It almost seemed as if there must be some random and of course unfair thrift in the emotional housekeeping of the world, if the great happiness--however temporary, however flimsy--of one person could come out of the great unhappiness of another.
- Alice Munro, Too Much Happiness