Synonyms & Near Synonyms for housewife.
hausfrau, homemaker, housekeeper, stay-at-home.
What is another term for housewife?
In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for housewife, like: wife, mistress of the house, lady of the house, housekeeper, mother to one’s children, Hausfrau (German), mater familias (Latin), home economist, home engineer, homemaker and mistress of a family.
Which is correct housewife or homemaker?
Homemaker is a more modern word — OED attests it from 1861 rather than the thirteenth century for housewife — and it focuses on creating a home rather than simply being in a house. And it’s sex-agnostic. However, which is used is entirely a matter of style and choice, perhaps with a regional bias.
What is another word for homemaker?
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR HOMEMAKER
- family manager.
- home economist.
- home engineer.
- lady of the house.
- mistress of the house.
- wife and mother.
Is housewife an occupation?
To be a housewife is to be a member of a very peculiar occupation—an occupation like no other. It is commonly said that a housewife “doesn’t work” and that she “is unpaid.” The truth is, of course, that a housewife does work and does get recompense.
What is the politically correct term for a housewife?
For long, women who are not employed, have been referred to as HOUSEWIVES. This term is not gender neutral though it is neither offensive nor politically incorrect. Now the term Housewife is being replaced by Homemaker. Any person who manages a home can be a homemaker!
What do you call a stay home mom?
The basic definition of a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) is someone who stays home to raise her children and manage her household.