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homemaking

[hohm-mey-king]
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noun
  1. the establishment or management of a home; duties of a homemaker.
adjective
  1. of or relating to the management of a home: homemaking tasks.

Origin of homemaking

First recorded in 1885–90; home + making
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Examples from the Web for homemaking

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  • There they were taught, by practical experience, the art of homemaking.

    The New Education

    Scott Nearing

  • She was brought up on the theory that a woman's only legitimate profession is homemaking.

    Dear Enemy

    Jean Webster

  • Housekeeping and homemaking, in all its ways, was her lovable talent.

    Remember the Alamo

    Amelia E. Barr

  • The homemaking expert we are training will have a better plan.

    Vocational Guidance for Girls

    Marguerite Stockman Dickson

  • Choice and not necessity must be the rule in all our training for homemaking.

    Vocational Guidance for Girls

    Marguerite Stockman Dickson