babysitter babysitter  /ˈbeɪ bi ˌsɪ tər/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I've had the same babysitter for 12 years.
  2. He says his dominant voice, which echoes that of the babysitter, incessantly taunted him and suggested that the abuse had aroused him.
  3. They leave long lists of instructions whenever going out, as if Dad's a new babysitter.

News

  1. Two children, babysitter saved in Yorktown water rescue

    Two children and their babysitter were rescued from the White Rivernear Morrow's Meadow in Yorktown Friday afternoon.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Star Press

  2. Babysitter charged with assault and battery

    By: Gilannie Pangburn gpangburn@abc6.com Twitter: gilanniej05 A babysitter is on trial in Attleboro for abusing the two children in her care. Crystal Goodis 33, from North Attleboro pleaded
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC 6 Providence

  3. Babysitter accused of sexual assault

    Babysitter accused of sexual assault
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Reno

Quotes

  1. "I know the term 'stepmother' carries many connotations, one of them being 'glorified babysitter,'" Bullock writes. "My commitment and responssiblity to [the girl] ...... goes beyond that."
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Sandra Bullock Source: ABC News

  2. "We don't have a date night, formally," says Fey. "Maybe once a month, my husband and I get out and it's a massive effort just to get a babysitter. If we get more than ten blocks from our house, it's a miracle and I'm already exhausted."
    on Apr 4, 2010 By: Tina Fey Source: Toronto Star

  3. "I was rushing back home because our babysitter had called myself and my wife to inform us our son had a high fever," said Fisichella, who has a special licence allowing him to continue racing on the track. "I apologise and I am ready to pay....
    on Nov 21, 2005 By: Giancarlo Fisichella Source: guardian.co.uk

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