home ec home ec

Definition(s):

  • (n) theory and practice of homemaking

Usage(s):

  1. These updated versions of home ec teach children who have been weaned on fast food about grains and vegetables they may never have encountered at home.
  2. Teachers have long indoctrinated students in practical subjects like home ec, but the idea of giving 16- and 17-year-olds a primer on matrimony is relatively new.
  3. Many COST parents are upset by the Craig Claiborne atmosphere in the home ec program.

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