Definition of domestic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dəˈmestɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dəˈmestɪk//
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  1. 1(also domestic help, domestic worker) a servant who works in somebody’s house, doing the cleaning and other jobs
  2. 2(British English, informal) a fight between two members of the same family The police were called to sort out a domestic.
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from French domestique, from Latin domesticus, from domus ‘house’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: domestic