Search results for ‘housewife’
Chinese to English Dictionary (1-5 of 6)
a new fashionable term which is from its homonym 主妇 (housewife) meaning a woman, usually a housewife, who cooks for the family
- [zhǔ fù pí láo zōng hé zhēng]
An archaic term for a senior maid managing the household duties of a rich family.
A humorous title for a housewife.
Macmillan Dictionary - Simpler Definitions (1-1 of 1)
- a woman who does not work outside the home and whose main job is taking care of her children, cooking, cleaning, etc.
Examples (1-5 of 12)
She is a very good housewife.
During the days of abundant farm labour women were very much confined to the roles of housewife and mother.
A typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor.
"Chronic fatigue syndrome" was known by the dismissive term "housewife syndrome".
- “慢性疲劳综合症”有一个轻蔑的说法 —— “家庭主妇”综合症。
The housewife bored us with her domestically limited conversation.
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