- (n.) One who occupies a house with his family; a householder; the master or mistress of a family.
- (n.) One who does, or oversees, the work of keeping house; as, his wife is a good housekeeper; often, a woman hired to superintend the servants of a household and manage the ordinary domestic affairs.
- (n.) One who exercises hospitality, or has a plentiful and hospitable household.
- (n.) One who keeps or stays much at home.
- (n.) A house dog.