Definition of home-keeping in English:

home-keeping

adjective

  • 1That tends to stay at home; that avoids going abroad or venturing far from home. Now rare.

  • 2That runs a home or household.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Shakespeare (1564–1616), playwright and poet. From home + keeping.

Pronunciation

home-keeping

/ˈhəʊmˌkiːpɪŋ/