housekeeping housekeeping  /ˈhaʊ ˌski pɪŋ/


  • (n) the work of cleaning and running a house


  1. PTI makes its second annual list of the best blogs in the world, spanning politics, housekeeping, astronomy and everything in betweenTom McNichol.
  2. For Pope Paul VI, it was a busy week of ecclesiastical housekeeping.
  3. The second is a set of housekeeping proteins the ubiquitin system that whisk away old brain connections and set the stage for new ones.


  1. Consumer Watch: How to avoid overbilling, surprise charges

    My son has just set up housekeeping and needs to learn a quick lesson in how to check for billing errors. In the past, he's overpaid some bills so I think this lesson is important. — Donald Dad
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. E3 2013: 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Gets New Trailer, Name, Release Date, and Engine

    by Joseph Leray After what felt like complete radio silence since the release of "Dragon Age II" in 2011, BioWare have released the first trailer for "Dragon Age: Inquisition." First, though, let's go over a few housekeeping issues: BioWare has dropped the "III" from the game's title, it's been delayed an entire year to Fall [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. Onalaska schools stay on budget

    The Onalaska School board went through a variety of year-end housekeeping items at its Monday meeting. Board members tweaked the 2012-13 budget as the school year comes to a close, reflecting …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Onalaska Holmen Courier-Life

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  1. "I don't ever remember hearing about his resigning, but I really wasn't worried about that part of our activities, a housekeeping thing," Singlaub said. "If he didn't want to be on the board that's OK. It wasn't as if he had been active...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: John Singlaub Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "After a decade of reckless spending under Labour, Britain needs good housekeeping from the Conservatives. We need to start living within our means," Mr Cameron said in a keynote speech in Birmingham.
    on May 19, 2008 By: David Cameron Source: Times Online

  3. "Being an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival is the Good Housekeeping seal of approval," said Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks' animation mastermind. "And it's particularly unique when it's a broad commercial movie as opposed to an...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: News1130

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