housewives housewives  /ˈhaʊ ˌswaɪvz/


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


  1. Into the Casa Rosada marched a well-briefed delegation of 300 Buenos Aires housewives.
  2. Housewives too attendedhousewives of all grades, good ones who wished to excel, doubtful ones who wished to pass muster.
  3. All housewives must register with neighborhood butchers, who will assign them numbers.


  1. 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' are actually getting along

    The New Jersey "Housewives" gathered at a New York City restaurant recently to talk about family dynamics and relationships playing out on TV and how the show has affected them.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' find peace

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" may find this hard to believe, but the ladies are getting along.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. 'Real Housewives' Tamra Barney Spinoff Gets Fall Premiere

    By Jethro Nededog LOS ANGELES ( - Bravo has set the premiere date for "The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Tamra Barney's spinoff: "Tamra's OC Wedding" will debut Monday, September 2 at 8/7c. The cable network has stayed mum on the details of the show since cameras were spotted at their joint bachelor/bachelorette party in May and an insider confirmed the spinoff to TheWrap ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "They think I went to high school with them," Slattery says, "which is just about the perfect level of celebrity for me. Being on `Desperate Housewives' has kind of bumped it up a little, and I'm not sure how much I like that."
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: John Slattery Source: WTOP

  2. "I don't think it'll ever be underdramatized until we're housewives," Venus said. "Until that time, we'll hopefully keep playing good tennis against everyone and also against each other."
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Venus Williams Source: USA Today

  3. "We're thinking about it. Pretty soon. She's got one more year with 'Desperate Housewives', so we'll see what happens," usmagazine quoted Tony as saying.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Tony Parker Source: Times of India

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