housekeeper housekeeper  /ˈhaʊ ˌski pər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household

Usage(s):

  1. He made a common mistake on his taxes, and was unaware that his part-time housekeeper's work authorization expired for the last three months of her employment.
  2. John Kenneth Gailbraith's housekeeper never had a problem saying no.
  3. The second problem: In 2004 and 2005, Geither's family employed a housekeeper to clean their home, and verified when upon hiring her that she had a valid permit to work.

News

  1. Police officers work to help co-worker

    Austin Police officers are working to help a former co-worker, Winnie Moyer who worked as a housekeeper at police headquarters for years, obtain a new place to live.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 7 Austin

  2. Trial ordered for man accused of looting mansion in Rancho Santa Fe

    A man who allegedly barged into a Rancho Santa Fe mansion with an accomplice five days before Christmas and looted the residence while holding a housekeeper at gunpoint must stand trial on robbery and other charges, a judge ruled June 12.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rancho Santa Fe Review

  3. Trial ordered for man in mansion robbery

    A man who allegedly barged into a Rancho Santa Fe mansion with an accomplice five days before Christmas and looted the residence while holding a housekeeper at gunpoint must stand trial on robbery and other charges, a judge ruled Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KGTV San Diego

Quotes

  1. "It was about 10.45am when a housekeeper let herself into the room and found Bob unconscious," said Mark Shields, the deputy commissioner of Jamaica's police. "A nurse was called and a doctor very soon after that, and he was rushed to the...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Mark Shields Source: Buzzle

  2. "A good friend of mine and [guitarist] Joe's [Perry] - the brother of the guy who works on my house, my housekeeper - passed away," Tyler explained. "I was at the funeral. And after the funeral, they're Italian and had a feast at the house, a...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Steven Tyler Source: MTV.com

  3. "In the course of completing documents required for Senate confirmation, I uncovered information that now leads me to question the immigration status of a person who had been in my employ as a housekeeper and nanny," Kerik said in a statement....
    on Dec 10, 2004 By: Bernard Kerik Source: Newsday

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