housekeeper = A person, esp. a woman whose job is to organise another person’s house and deal with cooking, cleaning, etc.
- We can’t afford to employ a housekeeper.
- After his wife’s death he decided to employ a housekeeper.
housewife = A married woman who does not have a full-time job outside the house.
- Indira doesn’t want to give up her job and become a housewife.
- Most women in Kerala don’t necessarily give up their jobs and become housewives when they get married.