baby-sitting baby-sitting

Definition(s):

  1. (v) take watchful responsibility for
  2. (v) work or act as a baby-sitter

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. All that baby-sitting will produce, he says, is a caught fish.
  2. When I lost my virginity, I was baby-sitting them.
  3. She had been taking word lists on her baby-sitting jobsand even to bed.

News

  1. Area man accused of raping two children

    Hour-long chase precedes suspect's arrest. A former Willard man is accused of raping two girls when he was baby-sitting them. Kenneth R. Bentley, 55, of Shelby, is charged with one count of rape in connection with a May 22 incident, according to Shelby Municipal Court records.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Norwalk Reflector

  2. Baby sitter charged with abusing Norton children

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. — The trial of North Attleborough woman charged with abusing two children she was baby-sitting is under way. Prosecutors said in court Tuesday that 33-year-old Crystal Goodis indecently touched a 4 1/2-year-old girl and punched her 3-year-old brother at their Norton home three years ago. The alleged abuse was not reported to authorities until about a year later.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. LATEST NEWS

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — The trial of North Attleborough woman charged with abusing two children she was baby-sitting is under way.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

Quotes

  1. Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said a vote for the bill would mean "that we're going to end the permanent, long-term, dead-end baby-sitting service. That's what we are trying to do."
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: David Obey Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. "It would be a cost-saving thing certainly," Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer said. "The last two or three weeks, at least, there's a lot of baby-sitting going on, probably more than that. You kind of got to be there because somebody else may...
    on May 29, 2007 By: Phillip Fulmer Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "The days of baby-sitting and milking along are over," Leyland said. "We're under fire because of the year we've had. But I can assure you this: (Next year) the best guys will be pitching and the best guys will be playing, and I don't care...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Jim Leyland Source: MLive.com

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