- 1 the work involved in taking care of a house, especially cleaning, shopping, and managing money
- 2 the department in a hotel, a hospital, an office building, etc. that is responsible for cleaning the rooms, etc. Call housekeeping and ask them to bring us some clean towels.
- 3jobs that are done to enable an organization or computer system to work well Most large companies now use computers for accounting and housekeeping operations.