Definitions for baby-sit

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  1. baby-sit(verb)

    take watchful responsibility for

    "I baby-sit the neighbor's plants when she is out of town"

  2. baby-sit, sit(verb)

    work or act as a baby-sitter

    "I cannot baby-sit tonight; I have too much homework to do"


  1. baby-sit(Verb)

    To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money.

  2. baby-sit(Verb)

    To watch or attend anything or anyone unnecessarily closely; to have to help or coax too much.

    He left me to baby-sit the new guy while he got some work done.

  3. Origin: Compound of baby + sit.

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