housemother housemother

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman employed as a chaperon in a residence for young people

Usage(s):

  1. But she forged a mid-life revival, working as a fraternity housemother and the manager of a nursing home.
  2. The man whose keen eyes noticed the slip was Larry Parnes, impresario, housemother, and guiding light of one of the strangest firms in show business.
  3. A few of them had girl-to-girl talks with Debbie, and then the housemother spoke her piece.

News

  • Cheers and Jeers for Monday, Sept. 30

    Cheers to the soldiers and crew for the excellent musical production at the U.S. Army Soldier Show. It was a job well done. God bless you all. Cheers to Debbie Inman, who is housemother, cheerleader and problem solver to the staff at the Spa Fitness & Wellness Center on Bragg Boulevard.
    on September 30, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /