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homemaker (n.)

also home-maker, "woman considered as a domestic agent," by 1861, American English, from home (n.) + agent noun from make (v.).

updated on July 22, 2012

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Definitions of homemaker from WordNet

homemaker (n.)
a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income;
Synonyms: housewife / lady of the house / woman of the house
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