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



BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbisɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbisɪtər//
(also sitter especially in North American English) Raising children
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a person who takes care of babies or children while their parents are away from home and is usually paid to do this I can't find a babysitter for tonight. see also childminder See related entries: Raising children
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: babysitter