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housewife

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

  • Three days later, Aquinothe woman derided by Marcos as "a mere housewife"was President.
  • Being a housewife is a hazardous occupation.
  • Lucy Ricardo was, in those early I Love Lucy episodes, just a generic daffy housewife.
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  • Jimmy Dean in Lewiston Sun Journal
    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?"
  • Sarita Choudhury in NDTV.com
    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...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow in NEWS.com.au
    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...

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