domestic help

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Noun1.domestic help - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the householddomestic help - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
ayah - (in India) a native nursemaid who looks after children
home help - a person hired to help in another's home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)
housekeeper - a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household
housemaid, maid, maidservant, amah - a female domestic
servant, retainer - a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
skivvy, slavey - a female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work
مُساعَدَه مَنْزِلِيَّه
pomocnice v domácnosti
pomoc v domácnosti


(dəˈmestik) adjective
1. of or in the house or home. a domestic servant; domestic utensils.
2. concerning one's private life or family. domestic problems.
3. (of animals) tame and living with or used by people.
4. not foreign. the Government's domestic policy.
doˈmesticated (-keitid) adjective
1. (of animals) accustomed to living near and being used by people. Cows and sheep have been domesticated for many thousands of years.
2. good at doing jobs associated with running a house. My husband has become very domesticated since I've been ill.
doˌmestiˈcation noun
domesticity (doumeˈstisəti) noun
(fondness for) home life.
domestic help
(a person paid to give) assistance with housework etc.
References in classic literature ?
For what could Hetty have been but a servant elsewhere, if her uncle had not taken her in and brought her up as a domestic help to her aunt, whose health since the birth of Totty had not been equal to more positive labour than the superintendence of servants and children?
11 (ANI): Women in the millennial are facing a number of issues owing to tight professional schedules, such as safety, irregular menstrual cycles, unavailability of domestic help, and skincare and other health-related woes.
Serving life term, the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were acquitted by the Allahabad High Court in the murders of their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj giving them the benefit of doubt, a verdict that left questions still unanswered on who was behind the sensational killings that took place on May 16, 2008.
Contract notice: supply, commissioning and operation of a remote management device and a remote transmission system for the management of casvp~s domestic help and support service (saad)
The complainant, of Okara, said she had been offered a domestic help job on phone and when she visited the caller, he raped her in a deserted house.
The boy, himself a juvenile, works as a domestic help with a police constable in the same village.
Incidents of violence against domestic help are not uncommon in the country.
New Delhi The CBI will approach the Supreme Court against an Allahabad High Court verdict acquitting Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, an official said on Friday.
According to details, a gang of criminals devised a new plan to carry out a robbery when they tried to enter a house by following the domestic help.
The lady, who hails from the Indian state of Kerala, was sent to her present employer six years ago as a domestic help through a recruiting office back in her home country.
by PTI Mohinder Singh Pandher, outside the CBI court in Ghaziabad, after he and his domestic help Surendra Koli were convicted in one of the several cases pertaining to the 2006 Nithari serial murders case, in Ghaziabad.
KUWAIT, March 29 (KUNA) -- Lawmakers on Tuesday endorsed amending Law No 69/2015 regarding the establishment of a shareholding company to bring in domestic help from abroad and turned over the amended version to the government for final perusal.