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A woman with exceptional domestic skills, especially one who excels at cooking and preparing meals.
- ‘I have no aspirations to be a domestic goddess any more than Nigella does.’
- ‘I warned you when you moved in that I'm no domestic goddess.’
- ‘The term 'Stepford Wife' became such an embodiment of a new generation of 1950s woman - the glamorous domestic goddess - that it found its way into the vernacular.’
- ‘Anyone familiar with my previous ham-fisted attempts to establish myself as a domestic goddess will find this new urge more laughable than laudable.’
- ‘Somehow, though, my big mouth has invited him over to my place for a romantic candlelit dinner - he thinks I'm some kind of domestic goddess.’
- ‘She might seem bulletproof on screen, but even domestic goddesses need a little downtime.’
- ‘Sadly, the result could be a kitchen so demandingly hi-tech it provokes even domestic goddesses to kick holes in stained glass windows.’
- ‘Just because Mom is out at the moment doesn't mean I have to play domestic goddess.’
- ‘I was a domestic goddess way before Nigella Lawson.’
- ‘Whatever the outcome, it's going to be a tough challenge to turn these struggling housewives into faultless domestic goddesses.’
- ‘Okay, so my career as a domestic goddess didn't get off to such an auspicious start.’
- ‘I'm turning into quite the domestic goddess.’
- ‘My mother was a domestic goddess in every household art except culinary.’
- ‘Domestic goddess Susan Howarth never imagined the tasty homemade dinner she served her little daughter would one day be enjoyed by babies all over the country.’
- ‘I'm quite proud of myself as, believe it or not, I am cooking like a domestic goddess.’
- ‘And since Nigella Lawson made it fashionable, anything that pushes up your stakes in the domestic goddess department is A Good Thing.’
- ‘It was a wonderful, wonderful soup, and I truly felt like a domestic goddess when I served it up.’
- ‘Nigella's self-confessed trick, after all, is based not upon actually being a domestic goddess but on faking the image of one.’
- ‘My Mum is a domestic goddess, although I would submit that the phrase is an oxymoron.’
- ‘She earned her chops as the domestic goddess for women from Connecticut.’
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