Meaning of SITTER in English


ˈsid.ə(r), -itə- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English, from sitten to sit + -er — more at sit

1. : one that sits: as

a. obsolete : rider

b. : a broody hen

c. : one who sits for a portrait or a bust

d. : one who has a seance with a psychic


[by shortening]

: baby-sitter

f. : b-girl


a. : an easy target

sitter for enemy submarines

b. : an easy scoring or fielding chance : setup

3. Britain : sitting room

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.