What does housekeeper mean?

Definitions for housekeeper
ˈhaʊsˌki pərhouse·keep·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. housekeeper(noun)

    a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household


  1. housekeeper(Noun)

    One who looks after the home by herself; either as a wife or a hired servant.

    She was their third housekeeper, but after a month or so she also gave up.

  2. housekeeper(Noun)

    A woman who supervises the female domestic staff of a large home.

  3. housekeeper(Noun)

    One who supervises the cleaning staff of a hospital, hotel, or similar business.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Housekeeper(noun)

    one who occupies a house with his family; a householder; the master or mistress of a family

  2. Housekeeper(noun)

    one who does, or oversees, the work of keeping house; as, his wife is a good housekeeper; often, a woman hired to superintend the servants of a household and manage the ordinary domestic affairs

  3. Housekeeper(noun)

    one who exercises hospitality, or has a plentiful and hospitable household

  4. Housekeeper(noun)

    one who keeps or stays much at home

  5. Housekeeper(noun)

    a house dog


  1. Housekeeper

    A housekeeper is an individual responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the interior of a residence, including direction of subordinate maids. The term is almost exclusively applied to females; males are generally referred to as housecleaners, head of household staff, or, under the old British Imperial system as houseboys.

Editors Contribution

  1. housekeeper

    A person employed in a hotel to clean a number of hotel room and perform other duties in line with their terms and agreement of employment or employment contract.

    Men and women are employed as a chambermaid as employment is accessible and equal opportunity law exists therefore these positions are now filled by men and women.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 29, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of housekeeper in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of housekeeper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of housekeeper in a Sentence

  1. Richard Simmons:

    I feel that Richard is now being controlled by the very people that he controlled his whole life, controlled in the sense that they are taking advantage of his weak mental state. Controlled in the sense that they are controlling his mail, controlling his everything. His brother, the manager and Teresa (Reveles, Simmons' live-in housekeeper).Those three people.

  2. Kanye West:

    I was so self-conscious about the nanny and the housekeeper that I didn't want them to hear me screaming in the living room, i think that that's such a metaphor of something for the existence of so-called well-off people that they're not really well-off -- they won't even scream in their own house.

  3. Tom Voss:

    The tip amount should be based on a variety of variables including type of hotel — luxury vs. motel — cost of room, length of stay, degree that the guest communicates with the housekeeper and overall performance and satisfaction, hotel housekeepers work hard and are often paid little, so if the guest is satisfied, it is fashionable to tip.

  4. Zsa Zsa Gabor:

    I'm a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house.

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