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A Housewife is a woman who has chosen to not work outside the home for money, but rather devotes all time, energy and love into creating a safe, warm, clean home for her family to grow and thrive. She cooks, cleans, does dishes, laundry, childcare, shopping, countless errands and careful money management all while supporting her family and community through community service work, volunteering and general parenting. Commonly referred to as a stay at home mom or homemaker.
After earning her master's degree she left her career after five years to be a housewife and mother.
by MEd Mom April 27, 2016
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A woman who knows that there's no shame in being stay at home wife . A woman who knows how to make a home feel like a home, a place always you can return to which necessary doesn't mean that she has to do all the laundries and dishes unless the husband is a jerk (then divorce him right away).

-A Housewife is a woman who creates a safe, warm, clean house for her kids to grow and thrive in. A housewife who enjoys her husband's love when he returns home and massages her shoulders and being grateful to his wife for creating a warm and cozzy environment. Commonly referred to as a stay at home mom or homemaker!

PS: Don't listen to the toxic meanings because by doing that you are taking a mother away from his kids.
Housewife *cooks* food
Husband: It tastes....
Housewife picks up knife*:- I will pretend I like cooking and you pretend it tastes NICE.
Husband: ........so delicious, it brings tears to my eyes, my beautiful lovely wife.
Housewife: ^_^
by Mr. Egalitarian February 09, 2017
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something a ho absolutely cannot turn into
can't turn a ho into a housewife
by dr funkytown January 20, 2013
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A woman who stays home to take care of the house, the kids, the husband and the pets. She works up a sweat, has anxiety attacks and burst into tears when a 2 year old says "no!" for the 100th time that day after having to picking up dog poop from the livingroom floor, washing 3 loads of laundry, washed all the dishes, went grocery shopping with 2 screaming kids, who get sick and throw up in the middle of the store. Then she comes home ,cleans up the kids, starts to make dinner with both kids hanging on her leg, only to have it burn. She recieves no thanks from anyone and gets no paycheck.
I have no life...I am a housewife.
by Ara April 11, 2005
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What a woman becomes AFTER she realises that there are things more important in life than HERSELF. She is able to realise that by emasculating her husband she is doing more harm than good and that by supporting her husband and children and taking care of the homefront she can contribute to the welfare of her family and society by ensuring that her children don't become 'latch key' kids. A housewife is a woman who is not content to allow someone else to raise her family.
ME! Ive had a career, i am still studying and futhering my education and i help my husband run a successful business from home, i cook, i clean and i look after my son and husband. All while waiting for a transplant, so don't you dare tell me i'm lazy becuase i'm a housewife
by content housewife March 29, 2009
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What a woman becomes when she has no job skills, no career aspirations, no confidence and no goals in life.
Becoming a housewife has got to be the most mind-numbing waste of time in this world. There's nothing wrong with being one if they have another job or calling on the side, but to do it and nothing else means you are in need of serious help.
by krock1dk March 06, 2008
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Someone that is unemployed an stays home all day doing nothing.
Elena, get off your ass you friggin' housewife.
by Shana June 18, 2003
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