baby monitor

noun
Updated on: 14 Jan 2018

Definition of baby monitor

: an electronic device consisting of a one-way radio or video transmitter with a portable receiver for remotely listening to or observing an otherwise unattended child
  • Since they were introduced in the early eighties, baby monitors have helped reassure millions of moms and dads that their children were snoozing safely.
  • —Anna David

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First Known Use of baby monitor

1985


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