Definition of Wet-nurse

1. Noun. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.

Exact synonyms: Amah, Wet Nurse, Wetnurse
Generic synonyms: Nanny, Nurse, Nursemaid



2. Verb. Give suck to. "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
Exact synonyms: Breastfeed, Give Suck, Lactate, Nurse, Suck, Suckle
Related verbs: Suck
Generic synonyms: Feed, Give
Antonyms: Bottlefeed
Derivative terms: Lactation, Lactation, Lactation, Nurse, Nursery, Nursing, Suck, Sucker

Definition of Wet-nurse

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of wet nurse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wet-nurse

westlings
westlins
westness
wests
westside
westward
westwardly
westwards
westy
wet-and-dry-bulb hygrometer
wet-and-dry-bulb hygrometers
wet-behind-the-ears
wet-bulb thermometer
wet-nurse (current term)
wet-nurses
wet-weather
wet and dry bulb thermometer
wet bar
wet behind the ears
wet behind the ears(p)
wet beriberi
wet blanket
wet blankets
wet boy
wet cell
wet check
wet checks
wet chemistry

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