house|wares [ `haus,werz ] noun plural AMERICAN
things that people buy to use at home, for example plates, kitchen tools, and small electrical APPLIANCES

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • housewares — UK US /ˈhaʊsweəz/ US  / werz/ noun [plural] (US also houseware [U]) ► COMMERCE HOUSEHOLD GOODS(Cf. ↑household goods): »We offer a wide range of clothing, furniture and linen, housewares and garden essentials …   Financial and business terms

  • housewares — [hous′werz΄] pl.n. articles for household use, esp. in the kitchen, such as dishes and glassware …   English World dictionary

  • housewares — [[t]ha͟ʊsweə(r)z[/t]] N PLURAL Some shops and manufacturers refer to objects on sale for use in your house as housewares, especially objects related to cooking and cleaning …   English dictionary

  • housewares — noun plural Date: 1921 furnishings for a house; especially small articles of household equipment (as cooking utensils) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • housewares — /hows wairz /, articles of household equipment, as kitchen utensils, or glassware. [1920 25; HOUSE + WARE1 + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • housewares — noun Domestic utensils, especially for the kitchen …   Wiktionary

  • housewares — Synonyms and related words: appliances, brassware, chinaware, clayware, copperware, dinnerware, durable goods, durables, earthenware, enamelware, fixtures, flatware, glassware, graniteware, hard goods, hardware, hollow ware, housefurnishings,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • housewares — house|wares [ˈhausweəz US werz] n [plural] AmE small things used in the home, for example plates, lamps etc, or the department of a large shop that sells these things …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • housewares — n. household utensils, household articles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • housewares — plural noun kitchen utensils and similar household items …   English new terms dictionary