- a woman hired to do general cleaning, especially in an office or large house.
Origin of charwoman
Examples from the Web for charwoman
Historical Examples of charwoman
I fixed at last on a charwoman who was about sixty years old.My Double Life
The charwoman was cleaning the kitchen and now she's out in the hall.People of Position
Stanley Portal Hyatt
It was his charwoman, who, as a rule, came only for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening.
On that particular evening, at about nine o'clock, the charwoman came in.
He went off at the heels of the charwoman, and only returned a quarter of an hour afterwards.
- British a woman who is hired to clean, tidy, etc, in a house or office