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Princeton's WordNet

  1. babysitting, baby sittingnoun

    the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home

Wiktionary

  1. babysittingnoun

    the work of a babysitter; the care of children in the temporary absence of their parents

Wikipedia

  1. Babysitting

    Babysitting is temporarily caring for a child. Babysitting can be a paid job for all ages; however, it is best known as a temporary activity for early teenagers who are not yet eligible for employment in the general economy. It provides autonomy from parental control and dispensable income, as well as an introduction to the techniques of childcare. It emerged as a social role for teenagers in the 1920s, and became especially important in suburban America in the 1950s and 1960s, when there was an abundance of small children. It stimulated an outpouring of folk culture in the form of urban legends, pulp novels, and horror films.

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  1. babysitting

    Babysitting refers to the act of temporarily taking care of someone else's child or children, typically in the absence of the parents or guardians. Babysitters are responsible for the safety, wellbeing, and sometimes the entertainment or educational needs of the children they are in charge of. This role can include tasks such as meal preparation, hygiene and bedtime routines, playtime activities, and homework help.

Wikidata

  1. Babysitting

    Babysitting is the practice of temporarily caring for a child. Babysitting is commonly performed as a job by teenagers for extra money.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of babysitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of babysitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of babysitting in a Sentence

  1. Bill Clinton:

    You know, after January I'm available for babysitting duties, right Goodbye Bill, we'll put you down on the babysitting list now, mate.

  2. Jess Ting:

    Xiangya Hospital's like the leg is just babysitting the amputated hand until the arm is ready for it.

  3. Chantel Bonneau:

    Encourage your child to moonlight, there are all different ways to bring in extra income, like house-sitting, babysitting, dog-sitting, yard work, bartending, hostess and catering events.

  4. Doug Quinn:

    Hey, if you got 'em this way, you’re babysitting, i’ve had to take clients home, not get ’em a cab, physically take ’em home.

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