Definition of baby monitor in English:

baby monitor

noun

  • An electronic device that enables a person to see or hear a child who is in another room.

    ‘Miranda kept a baby monitor in the living room so Hailey's cries and stirrings could be heard’
    • ‘My daughter was given a baby monitor so she could hear if there was a problem.’
    • ‘You will also need a car seat, and most mothers feel better using a baby monitor.’
    • ‘She whispered and she made sure the baby monitors were on and she went to the bedroom.’
    • ‘The cash will help pay for a new baby monitor, which can help prevent cot death.’
    • ‘She was better than any baby monitor available as she would come find us at the first sign of stirring and distress.’
    • ‘"I can take my baby monitor in there when he's sleeping, and a window lets me see the yard and patio and keep an eye on him when he's playing."’
    • ‘Trips or sensors can also be wired to switch on a wireless intercom, walkie-talkie, or baby monitor with a receiver in a neighbor's house.’
    • ‘The camera can watch over any room in your house, whether you want to use it as a baby monitor or a security camera.’
    • ‘The hospice have lent us a baby monitor.’
    • ‘I'm saving it here because I once thought it would be nifty to use a wireless cam as a baby monitor.’