/ dəˈmestɪk; NAmE / adjective , noun
[ usually before noun ] of or inside a particular country; not foreign or international :
domestic affairs / politics
domestic flights (= to and from places within a country)
Output consists of both exports and sales on the domestic market.
[ only before noun ] used in the home; connected with the home or family :
the growing problem of domestic violence (= violence between members of the same family)
domestic service (= the work of a servant in a large house)
domestic help (= help with the work in a house; the person or people who do this work)
liking home life; enjoying or good at cooking, cleaning the house, etc. :
I'm not a very domestic sort of person.
( of animals ) kept on farms or as pets; not wild
► do·mes·tic·al·ly / -kli; NAmE / adverb :
domestically produced goods
(also ˌdomestic ˈhelp , ˌdomestic ˈworker ) a servant who works in sb's house, doing the cleaning and other jobs
( BrE , informal ) a fight between two members of the same family :
The police were called to sort out a domestic.
late Middle English : from French domestique , from Latin domesticus , from domus house.