Dually Employed With Kids - DEWKS


DEFINITION of 'Dually Employed With Kids - DEWKS'

A household in which there are children and both partners earn an income.

BREAKING DOWN 'Dually Employed With Kids - DEWKS'

DEWKS families are marketing targets for toys, children's clothes and other goods and services that pertain to children. Contrast this with "DINKS".

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