housewife housewife  /ˈhaʊ ˌswaɪf/


  • (n) a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income


  1. Being a housewife is a hazardous occupation.
  2. Lucy Ricardo was, in those early I Love Lucy episodes, just a generic daffy housewife.
  3. Stephenie Meyer, a Mormon housewife turned novelist, is the new queen of fantasy.


  1. Joanna Krupa's Sexy Wedding Dress—See the Pic!

    All eyes on the bride! When it came to Joanna Krupa's June 13 wedding to long time love Romain Zago, the Real Housewife of Miami star made sure no one would steal the spotlight...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Korean Tiger Moms Scrimp for Tutors in Blow to Consumer Spending

    Housewife Ahn Jee Eun began looking for a job to supplement her husband’s income after the cost of sending her twin three-year-old daughters to pre-school pushed the family’s bank account into the red.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. OC Housewife Vicki Gunvalson Thwarted Use Of Her Likeness On Vodka Product In Weeks Before Lawsuit Was Filed — Read ...

    Vicki Gunvalson had her lawyer send a cease and desist letter to her “Vicki’s Vodka” business partner four weeks before he filed a lawsuit against the Real Housewife of Orange … READ ON
    on June 11, 2013     Source:

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  1. "The company told me that they were trying to attract the younger housewife, and they didn't think I was the one to do that," Dean told The Associated Press in January 2004. "I think it's the dumbest thing. But you know, what do I know?"
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Jimmy Dean Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

  2. "My role in For Real is that of a mother of two kids who gave up a singing career in London and moved to India to be a housewife," Sarita, 43, told IANS in an e-mail interview from New York. "She grapples with how to live a life without...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Sarita Choudhury Source:

  3. Gwyneth told US chat show host Oprah Winfrey on Monday: "I've been at home being a housewife, which is amazing, and I've loved every second of it. Being a wife and mother is definitely the hardest job. It's 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and...
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: Gwyneth Paltrow Source:

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