noun \ˈna-nē\

: a woman who is paid to care for a young child usually in the child's home

plural nannies

Full Definition of NANNY

:  a child's nurse or caregiver

Variants of NANNY

nan·ny also nan·nie \ˈna-nē\

Examples of NANNY

  1. When I was growing up, I had a nanny.
  2. <wrote a memoir recounting her days as a nanny for the rich and often indiscreet>

Origin of NANNY

probably of baby-talk origin
First Known Use: 1795

Rhymes with NANNY


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