Part of speech: noun

A woman who oversees work in a house.

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Usage examples "housekeeper":

  1. And I hope you'll congratulate her, girls, though nobody knows better than I what a good housekeeper you've lost! - "Julia The Apostate", Josephine Daskam.
  2. Rufus was still his only housekeeper, but a woman from the village came in to give him necessary help. - "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
  3. You know how proud a young housekeeper is of such things. - "Aunt Jane of Kentucky", Eliza Calvert Hall.