housework

[ hous-wurk ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌwɜrk /

noun

the work of cleaning, cooking, etc., to be done in housekeeping.

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Origin of housework

First recorded in 1570–80; house + work
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British Dictionary definitions for housework

housework
/ (ˈhaʊsˌwɜːk) /

noun

the work of running a home, such as cleaning, cooking, etc

Derived forms of housework

houseworker, noun
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