houseworknoun [ U ]uk /ˈhaʊs.wɜːk/ us /ˈhaʊs.wɝːk/
- I do all the housework while he just does the dishes now and again.
- Housework is not so bad if you put some music on and just get on with it.
- Couldn't we get a cleaning lady? I'd rather not spend every Saturday doing the housework.
- I'm trying to train my boyfriend to do the occasional bit of housework.
- We divide up the housework between us - but he always makes me clean the bathrooms!