noun, plural hausfraus, hausfrauen
[hous-frou-uh n] /ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ ən/ (Show IPA)
a German housewife
A woman whose primary interests are keeping house, raising children, etc •Often used in mild contempt, and to suggest a lack of chic
[1918+; fr German, ”housewife”]
[hous-hoh-fer] /ˈhaʊs hoʊ fər/ noun 1. Karl, 1860–1946, German geographer and general: political adviser to Hitler.
[hous-muh n; French ohs-man] /ˈhaʊs mən; French oʊsˈman/ noun 1. Georges Eugène [zhawrzh œ-zhen] /ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA), Baron, 1809–91, French administrator who improved the landscaping, street designs, and utilities systems of Paris. /French əsmən/ noun 1. Georges-Eugène, Baron. 1809–91, French town planner, noted for his major rebuilding of Paris in the reign of Napoleon […]
1. (in prescriptions) draught.
[haw-stel-it, haw-stuh-leyt] /hɔˈstɛl ɪt, ˈhɔ stəˌleɪt/ adjective, Zoology. 1. having a . 2. adapted for sucking, as the mouthparts of certain insects.