[ hous-wairz ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌwɛərz /

plural noun

articles of household equipment, as kitchen utensils, or glassware.


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Origin of housewares

First recorded in 1920–25; house + ware1 + -s3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for housewares

/ (ˈhaʊsˌwɛəz) /

pl n

US and Canadian kitchenware and other utensils for use in the home
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