Meaning of SITTER in English


/sit"euhr/ , n.

1. a person who sits.

2. a brooding hen.

3. a person who stays with young children while the parents go out; baby-sitter.

4. a person who provides routine or custodial care temporarily or part-time, as for an elderly person or a pet whose owner is on vacation.

5. Slang. the buttocks; rump.

[ 1300-50; ME; see SIT 1 , -ER 1 ]

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