(noun, verb)


1. (figurative) the act of reforming by the removal of unwanted personnel or practices or conditions

- more housecleaning is in store at other accounting firms

- many employees were discharged in a general housecleaning by the new owners

Definition categories: act, reform

2. the act of cleaning the rooms and furnishings of a house

- efficient housecleaning should proceed one room at a time

Definition categories: act, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup

Sentences with housecleaning as a noun:

- If you do not keep up with the housecleaning, you will soon have a huge mess.


1. present participle of houseclean