Origin of housecleaning
- to subject (a house, room, etc.) to housecleaning.
- to engage in housecleaning.
Origin of houseclean
Related Words for housecleaninglayoff, dissolution, dispossession, displacement, bounce, eviction, ostracism, exile, deportation, exorcism, end, removal, liberation, suspension, notice, door, permission, deposition, expatriation, discharge
Examples from the Web for housecleaning
Contemporary Examples of housecleaning
The party doesn't need a facelift, it needs a housecleaning.Yikes, What Does the GOP Do Now?
The Daily Beast
May 2, 2009
Historical Examples of housecleaning
The men agreed that housecleaning was all right—after it was over.The Long Roll
But in spite of himself he was compelled to share in the housecleaning.At Plattsburg
There are a few words on this last point in the chapter on housecleaning.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping
Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Why could not they be told plainly that there are no housecleaning days in the tenderloin?Windy McPherson's Son
Rested and refreshed, they all returned promptly to their housecleaning.Dandelion Cottage
Carroll Watson Rankin