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From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money.
Christie Hefner

Meaning of "baby-sitting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BABY-SITTING

baby-sitting  [ˈbeɪbɪˌsɪtɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BABY-SITTING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Baby-Sitting 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-SITTING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

baby-sitting

Babysitting

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

Definition of baby-sitting in the English dictionary

The definition of baby-sitting in the dictionary is work caring for children while the parents are outto go baby-sitting or to do baby-sitting work as a baby-sitter to do some baby-sitting for sb.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BABY-SITTING


dating
ˈdeɪtɪŋ
decorating
ˈdɛkəˌreɪtɪŋ
editing
ˈedɪtɪŋ
exciting
ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ
fascinating
ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ
fighting
ˈfaɪtɪŋ
fitting
ˈfɪtɪŋ
housesitting
ˈhaʊsˌsɪtɪŋ
lighting
ˈlaɪtɪŋ
marketing
ˈmɑːkɪtɪŋ
operating
ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ
rating
ˈreɪtɪŋ
russetting
ˈrʌsɪtɪŋ
sitting
ˈsɪtɪŋ
soliciting
səˈlɪsɪtɪŋ
songwriting
ˈsɒŋˌraɪtɪŋ
upsitting
ʌpˈsɪtɪŋ
visiting
ˈvɪzɪtɪŋ
waiting
ˈweɪtɪŋ
writing
ˈraɪtɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BABY-SITTING

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-sitter
baby-walker
baby´s-breath
babycino
babydoll
babyhood

WORDS THAT END LIKE BABY-SITTING

accounting
admitting
batting
betting
chatting
committing
cutting
emitting
formatting
letting
permitting
plotting
putting
resetting
setting
spitting
splitting
spotting
submitting
transmitting
upsetting

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «baby-sitting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BABY-SITTING

Find out the translation of baby-sitting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of baby-sitting 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-sitting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

保姆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

baby-sitting
570 millions of speakers

English

baby-sitting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बच्चे बैठे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حضانة الأطفال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

няни
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

baby-sitting
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিশুর-বসার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baby-sitting
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bayi duduk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Babysitten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ベビーシッター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

베이비 시터
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Baby-sitting
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giữ trẻ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குழந்தைப் பராமரிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाळ-बसलेला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bebek bakıcılığı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

baby-sitting
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dzieckiem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

няні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

baby-sitting
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

baby -sitting
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

baby-sitting
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-sitting

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BABY-SITTING»

The term «baby-sitting» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.788 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BABY-SITTING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «baby-sitting» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «baby-sitting» 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-sitting

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QUOTES WITH «BABY-SITTING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word baby-sitting.
1
Christie Hefner
From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BABY-SITTING»

Discover the use of baby-sitting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to baby-sitting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Smart Mom's Baby-Sitting Co-Op Handbook: How We Solved the ...
This book is more than a how-to book. This book has the fill-in-the-blank form you need for day-to-day organization. The system works. A sitter will always be available when needed but moms are free to do a sit. When it fits their schedule.
Gary Myers, 2000
2
Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service
Back in Grover's Corners, N.J., for the summer, Henry and his partner Midge establish a baby sitting service and find a disappearing child and a peacock among their charges.
Keith Robertson, 1989
3
Baby-sitting is a Dangerous Job
A baby sitter and her three willful charges make a formidable team to outwit their surprised kidnappers.
Willo Davis Roberts, 1996
4
Skipper's baby-sitting blues
When Skipper offers to baby-sit her sisters it sounds like a cinch--a night of videos and popcorn.
Lynn Offerman, 1998
5
Baby-sitting Smarts
Provides tips for teens on learning and practicing good babysitting skills, getting babysitting jobs, preparing for a particular job, handling emergencies, and duties after the children are asleep.
Jil Fine, 2008
6
Baby-Sitting Safe and Sound
An expert in the field of child care offers a practical guide to baby-sitting that outlines procedures for feeding, diapering, disciplining, and entertaining, as well as steps to take in an emergency
Dorothy R. O'Connell, 1990
7
When Nobody's Home: Fifteen Baby-Sitting Tales of Terror
Presents fifteen scary stories about babysitters.
Judith Gorog, 1998
8
Justine's Baby-Sitting Nightmare
Justine's baby-sitting job seems like more than she can handle, especially when she lets the handsome college student next door believe that she is almost as old as he is.
Janet Quin-Harkin, 1995
9
The Baby-Sitters Club Guide to Baby-Sitting
For the millions of fans of the Baby-Sitters Club, a comprehensive handbook for all sitters, aspiring or experienced.
Jahnna Beecham, Malcolm Hillgartner, 1993
10
Baby-Sitting for Fun and Profit
An easy-to-follow guide manual to help both the novice and the experienced baby-sitter.
Rubie Saunders, 1984

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BABY-SITTING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term baby-sitting is used in the context of the following news items.
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Boy, 3, shot in face at Spring home dies at hospital
HERE INSIDE THIS HOUSE. THE RESIDENTS WERE BABY-SITTING THEIR THREE-YEAR-OLD GRANDSON WHEN THEY WENT IN TO ... «KPRC Houston, Jul 15»
2
3-year-old boy shot in face at Spring home
HERE INSIDE THIS HOUSE. THE RESIDENTS WERE BABY-SITTING THEIR THREE-YEAR-OLD GRANDSON WHEN THEY WENT IN TO ... «KPRC Houston, Jul 15»
3
Ramona Hernandez Varela
She even made a living by caring for others baby-sitting. Despite caring for everyone else she took care of herself and she never failed. «Columbia Daily Herald, Jul 15»
4
Grooms Party
If you need baby-sitting for your ceremony or dinner reception, do find one, but not among your wedding party. 4. Do not invite people just ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
5
East Lansdowne celebrates its 100th Fourth of July parade
Mary Beth Wells chuckled about baby-sitting her neighbor, Sean Manley. “I used to baby-sit him before he had all these little ones,” she said. «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jul 15»
6
Women's voices: Our children matter
It is my Uncle Cleo who was once charged with responsibility for baby-sitting me in Washington. Being the kind uncle he has always been, ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
7
Meet one-in-a-million twins Bobby and Riley who have different …
Strangers in the street have asked Abigail if she is baby-sitting Riley and whether Richard is the father of all her children. SWNS Bobby and ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
Building self-esteem may need help
Are you good at working with your hands, fixing things, cooking, writing, telling jokes, drawing, singing, making people laugh, baby-sitting, ... «Grand Island Independent, Jul 15»
9
Media specialist retires after 44 years with Benton School District
“After I'm rested, I plan to see my grandchildren more. My daughter already has two trips planned for me … two baby-sitting trips,” Kelley said. «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
10
Bond set at $1.5 million for alleged shooter in baby-sitting spat
PEORIA — A dispute at a North Valley home over which parent would watch a young girl led to a fatal shooting Tuesday, authorities said ... «Peoria Journal Star, Jul 15»

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