Definition of Baby minder

1. Noun. A person who looks after babies (usually in the person's own home) while the babys' parents are working.

Exact synonyms: Babyminder, Minder
Generic synonyms: Keeper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baby Minder

baby farms
baby fat
baby food
baby foods
baby formula
baby girl
baby grand
baby grand piano
baby grands
baby jumper
baby listening
baby machine
baby mama
baby mamas
baby minder (current term)
baby monitor
baby of the family
baby oil
baby on board
baby powder
baby rose
baby seat
baby shoe
baby shower
baby showers
baby sitter
baby sitting
baby snatching
baby step

Literary usage of Baby minder

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1. Essays and Literary Studies by Stephen Leacock (1916)
"Feminists of the enraged kind may talk as they will of the paid attendant and the expert baby- minder. Fiddlesticks! These things are a mere supplement, ..."

2. British Manufacturing Industries by George Phillips Bevan, Bevan, George Phillips, 1829?-1889 (1877)
"... the children to be nursed at home, or by a " baby minder," who, for a small daily sum, takes in the little unfortunate and doses it with opiates. ..."

3. The Children of the Nation: How Their Health and Vigour Should be Promoted by John Eldon Gorst (1906)
"... is a general agreement," says the chief inspector, "^that the best-informed teacher is not necessarily the best baby-minder. ..."

4. Rambles in Central China by William Arthur. Cornaby (1896)
"It is an unpatented baby-minder, and might be introduced into the West with advantage. The child is free to move its arms, to kick the wooden sides, ..."

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