Definition of domestic science in English:

domestic science

noun

mass noundatedBritish
  • The study of household skills such as cooking or sewing, especially as taught at school; home economics.

    • ‘The aroma of freshly baked scones wafting along a corridor from the domestic science suite is accompanied by enthusiasm from one of the staff.’
    • ‘I teach domestic science and we're in the school every morning at 8 am preparing for classes to come in.’
    • ‘We did cooking as part of our domestic science class and I got into trouble for burning something.’
    • ‘Her own domestic science lessons had been conducted by a very strict teacher.’
    • ‘Inspired by domestic science classes, she pursued a career in cookery, taking her Cordon Bleu exams in Paris.’
    household management, domestic work, domestic duties, homemaking, the running of the home

Pronunciation

domestic science