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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Related or suited to a female spouse who stays home while her husband earns the family income.

Usage examples (38)
  • housewifely virtues
  • Lady Bridget made no comment upon her husband's scant courtesy to his guest when she rejoined Maule after an hour or two spent in housewifely business.
  • They were smart housewifely lasses those, all right.
  • Another canner here, or I was in a former, more housewifely life. for more
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