home economics home economics

Definition(s):

  • (n) theory and practice of homemaking

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The girls are among the new faces of home economics a school subject that did not actually vanish along with the family fondue set in the 1970s.
  2. Practically, it emphasized hard work and good home economics.
  3. It has refused to allow such courses as home economics, has been so parsimonious that it would not even give the school a new typewriter.

News

  • Plainville Schools Giving Away Old Furniture

    — Old furniture and other items not needed by the school system, including some old televisions and a gas stove once in a home economics classroom, are being offered for free this Saturday to anyone who wants the stuff.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

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