Definition of babysitter in English:

babysitter

noun

  • A person who looks after a child or children while the parents are out.

    ‘he couldn't find a babysitter’
    ‘Natalie had worked for her as a babysitter’
    • ‘Four percent of preschoolers were cared for primarily by a nanny or babysitter.’
    • ‘We'd hired a babysitter, gotten all dressed up, and treated ourselves to dinner at some sleek new restaurant in the city.’
    • ‘Parents at almost any resort can arrange for babysitters for an extra charge.’
    • ‘Babysitters are usually hourly employees who may work for different families.’
    • ‘Because of unreliable babysitters, I am often absent or late for work.’

Pronunciation

babysitter

/ˈbeɪbɪsɪtə/