A person employed to perform housekeeping tasks, as in a hotel.
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a person who manages a household, a housewife or househusbanda person who is employed to carry out housekeeping duties, for example in a hotel
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(ˈhaʊsˌpɜr sən)

someone who manages a household; househusband or housewife.
usage: See -person.
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