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[hous-frou] /ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ/

noun, plural hausfraus, hausfrauen
[hous-frou-uh n] /ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ ən/ (Show IPA)
a housewife.
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”]


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