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Definition of Housekeeper


  1. One who occupies a house with his family; a householder; the master or mistress of a family.
  2. One who does, or oversees, the work of keeping house; as, his wife is a good housekeeper; often, a woman hired to superintend the servants of a household and manage the ordinary domestic affairs.
  3. One who exercises hospitality, or has a plentiful and hospitable household.
  4. One who keeps or stays much at home.
  5. A house dog.

Housekeeper Quotations

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
Zsa Zsa Gabor

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
Thornton Wilder

I grew up in Houston, and I remember we had separate drinking fountains, and black people sat in the balcony of the theater... We had an African-American housekeeper growing up who was really like my second mother. I thought it was silly - hatred just because of the color of somebody's skin.
Dennis Quaid

There's nothing my housekeeper does that I can't do - and maybe better!
Ivana Trump
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Housekeeper Translations

housekeeper in Dutch is huishoudster
housekeeper in Norwegian is husholderske
housekeeper in Spanish is ama de casa
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