nanny

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noun nan·ny \ˈna-nē\
variants: or less commonly

nannie

Definition of nanny

plural

nannies

  1. :  a child's nurse or caregiver

Examples of nanny in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of nanny

probably of baby-talk origin


First Known Use: 1785


NANNY Defined for English Language Learners

nanny

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noun nan·ny \ˈna-nē\

Definition of nanny for English Language Learners

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


NANNY Defined for Kids

nanny

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noun nan·ny \ˈna-nē\

Definition of nanny for Students

plural

nannies

  1. :  a child's nurse



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