Meaning of “housekeeper” in the English Dictionary

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"housekeeper" in British English

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housekeepernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaʊsˌkiː.pər/ us /ˈhaʊsˌkiː.pɚ/

Examples from literature

  • The different jobs as waiter, housekeeper, nurse, and more can last for three months, six months, or longer. 

(Definition of “housekeeper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"housekeeper" in American English

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housekeepernoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɑʊsˌki·pər/

a person, usually a woman, whose job is to take care of another person’s house, esp. by cleaning it

(Definition of “housekeeper” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)