housekeeper

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Etymology[edit]

house +‎ keeper

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

housekeeper ‎(plural housekeepers)

  1. One who looks after the home by herself; either as a wife or a hired servant.
    She was their third housekeeper, but after a month or so she also gave up.
  2. A woman who supervises the female domestic staff of a large home.
  3. One who supervises the cleaning staff of a hospital, hotel, or similar business.

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