undomestic


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undomestic

(ˌʌndəˈmɛstɪk)
adj
not domestic; not skilled in domestic tasks or housework
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Adj.1.undomestic - not domestic or related to homeundomestic - not domestic or related to home; "had established herself in her career at the price of being so undomestic she didn't even know how to light the oven"
domestic - of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
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The Undomestic Goddess and Finding Audrey for young adults.
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And to do so, Barnes also crafts an undomestic narrative form.
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