housewife

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Singular
housewife

Plural
housewives

  1. (countable) A housewife is a woman in a household who does all or many of the chores such as cooking, cleaning, and caring for children.
    By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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