babysitting babysitting  /ˈbeɪ bi ˌsɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home

Usage(s):

  1. If not, skip the store-bought presents and give a home-cooked gourmet meal or free night of babysitting instead, or donate to a charity in their name.
  2. I distributed flyers around the neighborhood offering babysitting and elder-care services.
  3. But the DreamWorkers can be satisfied with having produced another crowd-pleasing, expert-babysitting vaudeville turn.

News

  1. Streamwood teen charged with sexually molesting toddler

    STREAMWOOD – A 16-year-old boy from Streamwood faces felony charges after admitting to police that he sexually molested a 3-year-old boy who he was babysitting, officials say.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

  2. UrbanSitter Looks To Spread To Atlanta And Austin

    The popular babysitting tool for the urban set, UrbanSitter.com, is looking to expand into some new cities. Though still not profitable, the company is generating income, expecting to pull in a scant $3 million this year after offering their services virtually for free last year. Available in 12 markets ? the strongest being San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Boston ? the babysitter connection ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Police charge woman with child neglect

    Ocala police said a 19-year-old woman babysitting a 22-month-old child left the toddler unattended in a hot car Tuesday evening. Ciarra Hagadone was charged with child neglect and was taken to the Marion County Jail.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Ocala Star-Banner

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Quotes

  1. "There's always going to be speculation when you have a family," Federer said. "They look at the history and see some players didn't win when they had family. I haven't been just babysitting. I also like to go out in the morning, put in the...
    on Jan 17, 2010 By: Roger Federer Source: Bloomberg

  2. "I'm still babysitting him. Things happen, man. It's not something that you can really control. His mom had surgery a while back. I'd be doing the same thing if I still had my mom alive and she got sick. I'd be trying to be with her," Ortiz said.
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: David Ortiz Source: ESPN

  3. Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said a vote for the spending bill would mean "that we're going to end the permanent, long-term, dead-end babysitting service. That's what we are trying to do."
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: David Obey Source: New Zealand Herald

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