baby-sitter baby-sitter

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The baby-sitter story broke in the Boston Globe on April 25, just as Michael and Victoria Gifford Kennedy, the daughter of ABC sportscaster Frank Gifford, were officially separating.
  2. The difficulty of doing this is of course much greater for single parents or time-stretched homes, because TV has become the modern baby-sitter.
  3. His family could not afford a baby-sitter, so after school the youngster did odd jobs for his mother at the local carpet- cleaning shop she managed.

News

  1. Baby-sitter convicted of sex assault

    A 24-year-old baby-sitter has been convicted by a Douglas County jury for the sexual assault of a pre-teen Highlands Ranch boy in his care in the summer of 2010.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Castle Rock News-Press

  2. Baby-sitter convicted of sex assault in Highlands Ranch

    A 24-year-old baby-sitter has been convicted by a Douglas County jury for the sexual assault of a pre-teen Highlands Ranch boy in his care in the summer of 2010.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Highlands Ranch Herald

  3. Parker baby-sitter convicted of sex assault

    A 24-year-old baby-sitter has been convicted by a Douglas County jury for the sexual assault of a pre-teen Highlands Ranch boy in his care in the summer of 2010.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Parker Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "They were going to take my parents but my parents felt like I needed to have a baby-sitter or something for the game," Mauer said at Yankee Stadium before Game 1 of the American League Division Series.
    on Oct 7, 2009 By: Joe Mauer Source: New York Times

  2. "I've been in the league longer than Jim O'Brien," Webber said. "I think he's trying to justify why he got fired or why players didn't like him. It's funny, because I was the baby-sitter that year to make people like him."
    on Mar 1, 2008 By: Chris Webber Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I said, 'I'm not a baby-sitter. You do that in high school, in Little League,"' Guillen said. "This is the big leagues. You should know what you're doing." "I have confidence in the team because [when] you look at the lineup, we have...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Jose Guillen Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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