sitter: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sit'ur), [key]
  1. a person who sits.
  2. a brooding hen.
  3. a person who stays with young children while the parents go out; baby-sitter.
  4. a person who provides routine or custodial care temporarily or part-time, as for an elderly person or a pet whose owner is on vacation.
  5. the buttocks; rump.


Pronunciation: (sit'ur), [key]
  1. 1872–1934, Dutch astronomer and mathematician.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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