nursemaid

noun nurse·maid \ ˈnərs-ˌmād \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of nursemaid

: a girl or woman who is regularly employed to look after children

Examples of nursemaid in a Sentence

  1. sent the children to their nursemaid

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First Known Use of nursemaid

1657

nursemaid Synonyms


NURSEMAID Defined for English Language Learners

nursemaid

noun

Definition of nursemaid for English Language Learners

  • : a girl or woman whose job is to take care of children


NURSEMAID Defined for Kids

nursemaid

noun nurse·maid \ ˈnərs-ˌmād \

Definition of nursemaid for Students

: 1nurse 2


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