housemaid housemaid

Definition(s):

  • (n) a female domestic

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Late one night last July, testified the housemaid, she heard screams near the Finch garage.
  2. An elderly housemaid announced that some young men wished to speak to the Admiral.
  3. In the meantime a huge, philosophic iceman has similarly forgiven the errant housemaid and taken her to a priest.

News

  1. A dust-up over Latina roles in 'Devious Maids'

    In adapting the new Lifetime series about housemaids in Beverly Hills, Marc Cherry was worried about a backlash about perceived stereotypes. Eva Longoria of 'Desperate Housewives' supported him in his project.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Maid is theft suspect

    A local housemaid found herself in a dirty spot after police arrested her for allegedly taking $1,500 and a gold necklace from a Northwest Laredo home.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Laredo Morning Times

Quotes

  1. In her memoirs, Thatcher recalled that when she sacked Lord Soames he gave her the feeling he had been "dismissed by the housemaid".
    on May 8, 2008 By: Margaret Thatcher Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "It was a tiny little story about a housemaid that got inflated into a big film," Frears said later.
    on Apr 30, 2009 By: Stephen Frears Source: Scotsman

  3. "Many of the local people appear to consider a housemaid as a commodity to be used and abused at will. As a result, Pakistan has banned the export of maids a long time ago. Nepal banned it six years ago," Faleiro noted.
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Eduardo Faleiro Source: Hindustan Times

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