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hausfrau

[ hous-frou ]

noun

, plural haus·fraus, haus·frau·en [hous, -frou-, uh, n].
  1. a housewife.


hausfrau

/ ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ /

noun

  1. a German housewife


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hausfrau1

1790–1800; < German, equivalent to Haus house + Frau wife, woman

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hausfrau1

German, from Haus house + Frau woman, wife

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Example Sentences

But perennial favorite Nicole Chaison, who self-publishes Hausfrau Muthahzine, is hell-bent on changing all that.

The Passion of the Hausfrau: Motherhood, Illuminatedby Nicole Chaison The real-life messes of motherhood in comic-book form.

"Hans is not so bad," said the hausfrau complacently, and John's compliment won him an unusually good room that night.

His wife enjoyed a period of peace in which to attend to her husband, children and house, as a faithful hausfrau should.

Good Hausfrau Geyer cannot have understood where the shoe pinched: she can only have seen how he was wasting his time.

If you want them you had better get them in a box from a provision merchant, as the Hausfrau herself does nowadays.

German butchers sell raw minced meat very cheaply, and the Hausfrau would probably get as much as she wanted for three-halfpence.

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