View synonyms for homemaking


[ hohm-mey-king ]


  1. the establishment or management of a home; duties of a homemaker.


  1. of or relating to the management of a home:

    homemaking tasks.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of homemaking1

First recorded in 1885–90; home + making

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Example Sentences

Amazon sells do-it-yourself homemaking kits that cost as little as $20,000 and can be solar-powered or connected to local energy grids.

She would be married off after learning the basics of homemaking — and perhaps how to play the pianoforte — and learning to please her boss, I mean husband.

The idea behind her homemaking philosophy is to present recipes that women on the go can make without a whole lot of fuss.

But the homemaking instinct is strong in a woman, and the musterers went out west without the missus.

There has been a dearth of teachers prepared to teach art in its application to homemaking.

They are more often undertaken in connection with home furnishing than with other phases of homemaking.

As for the more strenuous tasks connected with homemaking, they served as natural and pleasurable vents for her surplus energy.

But, after all, it is safe to assume that marriage and homemaking do go hand in hand.


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