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Meaning of "baby-sitter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BABY-SITTER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BABY-SITTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Baby-Sitter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BABY-SITTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

baby-sitter

Babysitting

Babysitting is the practice of temporarily caring for a child. Babysitting is commonly performed as a job by all ages.

Definition of baby-sitter in the English dictionary

The definition of baby-sitter in the dictionary is a person who takes care of a child or children while the parents are out.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BABY-SITTER

baby-batterer
baby-battering
baby-blue
baby-boomer
Baby-bouncer
baby-doll pyjamas
baby-face
baby-faced
Baby-gro
baby-minder
baby-minding
baby-mother
baby-scales
baby-sit
baby-sitting
baby-walker
baby´s-breath
babycino
babydoll
babyhood

WORDS THAT END LIKE BABY-SITTER

better
bitter
critter
emitter
fitter
glitter
hitter
jitter
knitter
litter
neurotransmitter
outfitter
quitter
ritter
Salzgitter
sitter
splitter
submitter
transmitter
twitter
witter

Synonyms and antonyms of baby-sitter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «baby-sitter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BABY-SITTER

Find out the translation of baby-sitter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of baby-sitter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «baby-sitter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

保姆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

baby- sitter
570 millions of speakers

English

baby-sitter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बच्चे घर में रहनेवाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طفل حاضنة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

няня
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

baby- sitter
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিশুর-সিটার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baby-sitter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjaga bayi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Babysitter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ベビーシッター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보모
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Baby-sitter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người giữ trẻ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குழந்தை பராமரிப்பாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाळाला जन्म देणारी व्यक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çocuk bakıcısı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

baby-sitter
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

opiekunka do dziecka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

няня
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

baby- sitter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

baby - sitter
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

baba - sitter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

barnvakt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

barnevakt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of baby-sitter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BABY-SITTER»

The term «baby-sitter» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.265 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BABY-SITTER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «baby-sitter» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «baby-sitter» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about baby-sitter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BABY-SITTER»

Discover the use of baby-sitter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to baby-sitter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Baby-Sitter Burglaries
Nancy tries to prove that a babysitter is being framed when three houses in River Heights are robbed—and the only connection the police can find is that the babysitter was employed at each.
Carolyn Keene, 2012
2
Jessi's Baby-sitter
Jessi can't believe it. Her dreaded Aunt Cecelia is moving in to take care of Jessi and her brother and sister. How humiliating -- Jessi's going to have a baby-sitter!
Ann M. Martin, 1990
3
The Baby-sitter
Jenny regrets taking the Hagen baby-sitting job when she sees their gloomy house, begins receiving crank phone calls, discovers prowlers in the backyard, and finds a threatening note
R. L. Stine, 2009
4
Baby-sitter blues
The babies break in their new sitter.
Sarah Willson, 2003
5
Dear Baby Sitter Handbook: A Handy Guide for Your Child's Sitter
This helpful book will give you peace-of-mind when you are babysitting.
Vicki Lansky, 2012
6
Karen's Baby-Sitter
Karen decides that she has a crush on her fun new baby-sitter, Bart Taylor, and when Bart asks her over to his house, Karen wonders if it is actually a date. Original.
Ann M. Martin, 1994
7
The what to Expect Baby-sitter's Handbook
A handbook for every child caregiver explains how to mind children from newborn to preschooler, providing helpful advice on feeding, first aid, bathing infants, potty-training, time-outs, sibling disputes, and discipline problems.
Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff, 2003
8
Beware the Baby-Sitter
Hatching a devious plot to take over Elizabeth's life, Margo gets a job at the day-care center and perfects her imitation of the Wakefield twins, fooling even Todd Wilkins and Mrs.
Kate William, Francine Pascal, 1993
9
Soccer 'Cats #2: Operation Baby-Sitter
Bundy works hard at being the best soccer player he can be.
Matt Christopher, 2009
10
The Baby-Sitter
The stories are unchanged from the previous edition but the cover notes have been updated to support adults in sharing the story with the child.
Roderick Hunt, 2011

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BABY-SITTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term baby-sitter is used in the context of the following news items.
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Family, experts try to teach 2-year-old to eat for first time
We can't hire a normal baby-sitter. Even our family has a hard time managing a G-tube feeding flawlessly." At day care, while the other children ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
N.C. baby-sitter charged with child abuse of infant with life …
TROY — A baby-sitter has been charged with felony child abuse after a 12-week-old infant was airlifted to a Charlotte hospital with ... «Greensboro News & Record, Jun 15»
3
Accused Baby Killer Did Not Testify
After lunch, he called one of the baby-sitter's friends to the stand, Taylor Swope. She testified that she sold that baby-sitter heroin the evening ... «WTAJ, Jun 15»
4
Baby-cradling Cubs fan: Good catch, bad decision?
I understand it's sometimes hard -- and costly -- to get a baby-sitter if you want to go to the ballgame. Or maybe you just want to experience it ... «Chicago Tribune, Jun 15»
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Death of baby found with head trauma in Brooklyn condo ruled a …
On the night of Hudson's death, baby-sitter Clair St. Louis called police at 9:37 p.m. claiming the baby was unresponsive and had blood coming ... «New York Daily News, Jun 15»
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REVIEW: The Baby-Sitter's Club: Kristy's Great Idea
Kristys Great Idea e1433702735165 REVIEW: The Baby Sitter's Club: Kristy's Great Idea With the well-deserved success of Raina Telgemeier's ... «Comicmix.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Baby-Sitter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/baby-sitter>. Jun 2021 ».
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