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Definition of sitter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sitter

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈsɪtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪtər//
     
    Art equipment
     
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  1. 1a person who sits or stands somewhere so that somebody can paint a picture of them or photograph them A special relationship exists between the sitter and the artist. See related entries: Art equipment
  2. 2(especially North American English) = babysitter
  3. 3(British English, informal) (in football (soccer )) an easy chance to score a goal He missed an early sitter then equalized with a goal set up by Gerrard.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sitter

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