Part of speech: noun

the management of a household

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "housekeeping":

  1. Meanwhile as they walked she talked of flowers, of housekeeping; she discussed Marguerite's coming ball and Dent's brilliant graduation. - "The Mettle of the Pasture", James Lane Allen.
  2. The powerful Junker- for so it was that he ever spoke and thought of my elder brother- had it seemed, released the lamb, and he himself was now in a state of life in which he might right well set up housekeeping. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. I must go to my housekeeping. - "Fernley House", Laura E. Richards.