housekeep housekeep

Definition(s):

  • (v) maintain a household; take care of all business related to a household

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Like the old woman who lived in a shoe, the medical scientists who housekeep for vitamins have an unmanageable lot of charges.
  2. May she continue to write her charming poetry, housekeep, and defend all other keepers of the home for many more years to come.

Quotes

  • Bracken wrote follow-up cookbooks as well as "The I Hate to Housekeep Book" (1962) and a guide to personal conduct called "I Try to Behave Myself" (1964).
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Peg Bracken Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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