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Suzy Homemaker

A woman who pursues, personifies, or is characterized by the traits associated with a conventional housewife, especially as depicted in the 1950s and '60s. The name comes from a toy line of functional miniature kitchen and household appliances sold in the late 1960s. Primarily heard in US. All my life I've just wanted to be a little Suzy Homemaker exactly like the women in my grandmother's magazines. Steph is such a Suzy Homemaker that I always feel self-conscious whenever she comes over to my disheveled house. More and more women are ditching the idea of becoming Miss Suzy Homemaker, instead embracing adventure, ambitious careers, and unconventional lifestyles.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Suzy Homemaker

n. a personification of the quintessential female American housewife. (During the 1960s, this was a brand of child-sized kitchen appliances and also a doll of the same name.) Well, aren’t you just Miss Suzy Homemaker! You’re even wearing an apron!
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