AskDefine | Define housewives

Dictionary Definition

housewife n : a wife who who manages a household while her husband earns the family income [syn: homemaker, lady of the house, woman of the house] [also: housewives (pl)]housewives See housewife

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  1. Plural of housewife

Extensive Definition

Housewives may refer to:
  • Desperate Housewives, American television series
  • Homemaker, American term for a person whose prime occupation is to care for their family and/or home
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