Adjective: domestic du'mes-tik
Noun: domestic du'mes-tik
- Of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
"domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction";
- Of or relating to the home
"domestic servant"; "domestic science"
- Of or involving the home or family
"domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
- Converted or adapted to domestic use
- Produced in a particular country
"domestic wine"; "domestic oil"
- A servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
- domestic help, house servant
- [Brit] A domestic dispute, esp. involving a loud argument or violence
Derived forms: domestics
See also: domesticated, domesticity, home, home-loving, home-style, housewifely, husbandly, interior, internal, municipal, national, native, tame, tamed
Type of: retainer, servant
Antonym: foreign, undomestic
Encyclopedia: Domestic, Light and Cold