domestic science
noun Date: 1869 home economics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • domestic science — ☆ domestic science n. HOME ECONOMICS * * * …   Universalium

  • domestic science — ☆ domestic science n. HOME ECONOMICS …   English World dictionary

  • domestic science — noun theory and practice of homemaking • Syn: ↑home economics, ↑home ec, ↑household arts • Hypernyms: ↑social science * * * noun [noncount] old fashioned : ↑home economics * * * doˌmestic ˈscience …   Useful english dictionary

  • domestic science — N UNCOUNT In British schools, domestic science was the name used to refer to the subject which involved cookery, sewing, and other household skills. The subject is now referred to as home economics, which is also the usual American term …   English dictionary

  • domestic science — Synonyms and related words: baking, barbecuing, basting, boiling, braising, brewing, broil, broiling, catering, cookery, cooking, cuisine, culinary science, frying, grilling, home economics, nutrition, pan broiling, poaching, roasting, sauteing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • domestic science — do.mestic science n [U] BrE old fashioned the study of cooking, sewing etc, taught as a subject at school = ↑home economics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • domestic science — do,mestic science noun uncount OLD FASHIONED HOME ECONOMICS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • domestic science. — See home economics. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • domestic science — noun dated home economics …   English new terms dictionary

  • domestic science — noun (U) BrE old fashioned the study in schools of cooking, sewing etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”