charwoman

[ chahr-woom-uhn ]
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noun,plural char·wom·en.
  1. a woman hired to do general cleaning, especially in an office or large house.

Origin of charwoman

1
First recorded in 1590–1600; char3 + woman

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charwoman

/ (ˈtʃɑːˌwʊmən) /


nounplural -women
  1. British a woman who is hired to clean, tidy, etc, in a house or office

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