Meaning of housekeep in English:

housekeep

Pronunciation /ˈhaʊskiːp/

Translate housekeep into Spanish

verbhousekept

[no object]dated
  • Do the cleaning and other domestic tasks involved in the running of a household.

    ‘I housekeep for a large local family’
    • ‘I started to look at the history of them—they weren't toys, but were designed to teach young ladies how to housekeep.’
    • ‘There's a personal lifestyle: people don't want to housekeep, and people don't want to do those jobs.’
    • ‘A widow from England with two sons came to housekeep for the family.’
    • ‘When left to my own devices for a couple of weeks, I begin to habitually bake and craft and, well, housekeep.’
    • ‘The death of the doctor in 1759 deprived Newton of his London house; he sought a partner who could housekeep and act the elegant wife.’
    • ‘This is the story of two sisters and the French woman who came to live and housekeep for them.’
    • ‘The play is set in the sea-side boarding housekept by a childless couple.’
    • ‘There's an old lady down here, she's about 80, and she housekeeps for her brother.’
    • ‘My first job was in Lake Louise, Alberta, in the summer season where I housekept for Paradise Lodge and Bungalows.’
    • ‘She operates regularly attends classes, cooks her own meals, housekeeps, gardens, etc.’