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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A human female who does housework.

Usage examples (36)
  • Typically, a charwoman has an established weekly schedule, coming in on a particular day to clean and do light housekeeping and then leaving again.
  • WILLIS: A charwoman is a person who cleans a building, so she is responsible for cleaning up the building.
  • Heaven knows what the charwoman had to say in the morning.
  • ROBERTS: Or Dickens -- lamplighter, charwoman and a sexton? for more
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