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



    BrE BrE//ˈhaʊskiːpə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊskiːpər//
    Hotel people
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  1. 1a person, usually a woman, whose job is to manage the shopping, cooking, cleaning, etc. in a house or an institution Do come in. My housekeeper will make you a cup of tea. Miss Mack had been housekeeper at the Hall for many years.
  2. 2a person whose job is to manage the cleaning of rooms in a hotel See related entries: Hotel people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: housekeeper