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1. housewife

noun. ['ˈhaʊˌswaɪf'] a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income.

Synonyms

  • married woman
  • wife
  • lady of the house
  • homemaker

Antonyms

  • man
  • uxoricide
  • hubby
  • house husband

Etymology

  • house (English)
  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wife (English)
  • wif (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Housewife

  • alewife
  • midwife

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.

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