Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person engaged to care for one or more children in the temporary absence of parents or guardians.
  • noun A person who cares for or watches over someone or something that needs attention or guidance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who cares for one or more babies or children for a short period of time in place of their legal guardians.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home
  • noun a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

Etymologies

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From baby +‎ sitter.

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