homemaker

homemaker
/hohm"may'keuhr/, n.
1. a person who manages the household of his or her own family, esp. as a principal occupation.
2. a person employed to manage a household and do household chores for others, as for the sick or elderly.
[1885-90; HOME + MAKER]
Usage. 1. See housewife.

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Universalium. 2010.

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