Definition of housewifely adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhaʊswaɪfli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊswaɪfli//
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connected with the duties of a housewife (= a woman who stays at home to cook, clean, take care of the children, etc.) It was a pleasure to see the housewifely way in which Mr Wilson set about everything.