noun. ['ˈhaʊˌswaɪf'] a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income.
- married woman
- lady of the house
- house husband
- house (English)
- hous (Middle English (1100-1500))
- wife (English)
- wif (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Housewife
Example sentences of the word housewife
1. Noun, singular or mass
A housewife is often the public face of her family during the business day.