Definition of Housewifely

1. Adjective. Related or suited to a housewife. "Housewifely virtues"

Similar to: Domestic
Derivative terms: Housewife



Definition of Housewifely

1. a. Pertaining or appropriate to a housewife; domestic; economical; prudent.

Definition of Housewifely

1. Adjective. In the manner of a housewife. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Housewifely

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Housewifely

1. Pertaining or appropriate to a housewife; domestic; economical; prudent. "A good sort of woman, ladylike and housewifely." (Sir W. Scott) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housewifely

housetrucker
housetruckers
housetrucks
housewall
housewalls
houseward
houseware
housewares
housewarming
housewarmings
housewide
housewife
housewifed
housewifelike
housewifeliness
housewifely (current term)
housewiferies
housewifery
housewifey
housewifing
housewifish
housewifization
housewive
housewived
housewives
housewiving
housework
houseworks
housewrecker
housewright

Literary usage of Housewifely

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1. The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland by Abraham Mills (1858)
"From this poem we select the two following extracts:— housewifely PHYSIC. Good huswife provides, ere a sickness do come, Of sundry good things in her house ..."

2. The Reading Public by MacGregor Jenkins (1914)
"On the back of a poem I once found this list of housewifely duties jotted down by the writer: — Brown and white silk Get up laundry Brown plush Post bills ..."

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