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One who manages a household, especially as one's main daily activity.

home′mak′ing n.


1. chiefly US and Canadian a person, esp a housewife, who manages a home
2. (Social Welfare) US and Canadian a social worker who manages a household during the incapacity of the housewife
ˈhomeˌmaking n, adj


(ˈhoʊmˌmeɪ kər)

a person who manages the household of his or her own family, esp. as a principal occupation.
home′-mak`ing, n., adj.
usage: See housewife.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homemaker - a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family incomehomemaker - a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income
married woman, wife - a married woman; a man's partner in marriage


n ama de casa
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