hausfrau

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Noun[edit]

hausfrau (plural hausfraus or hausfrauen)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Hausfrau
    • 1988, February 5, “Albert Williams”, in Hungry Hearts[1]:
      JoEllen is a dumpy small-town hausfrau trying to be good and stick to her bowl of dry salad, but unable to resist the call of the chocolate cake she keeps moving around from the icebox to the cupboard to the stove.
    • "I wouldn't have thought that Camille, of all people, who's so sort of peasant-earthy, like a hausfrau in Brueghel, would be such a fantasist, would you?" - "Middle Age : A Romance" (2001) by Joyce Carol Oates (Fourth Estate, paperback edition, 303)