What does nanny mean?

Definitions for nanny
ˈnæn inan·ny

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nanny, nursemaid, nurse(noun)

    a woman who is the custodian of children

  2. nanny, nanny-goat, she-goat(noun)

    female goat

Wiktionary

  1. nanny(Noun)

    A child's nurse

  2. nanny(Noun)

    A grandmother.

  3. nanny(Noun)

    A female goat

  4. nanny(Verb)

    To treat like a nanny's charges; to coddle.

  5. Nanny(ProperNoun)

    or Anne.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nanny(noun)

    a diminutive of Ann or Anne, the proper name

Freebase

  1. Nanny

    A nanny, childminder, child care provider, or a mother's helper is an individual person who provides care for one or more children in a family as a service. Traditionally, nannies were servants in large households and reported directly to the lady of the house. Today, modern nannies, like other domestic workers, may live in or out of the house depending on their circumstances and those of their employers. Professional nannies are usually certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, qualified in First Aid, and have a degree or extensive training in child development. There are many employment agencies that specialize in childcare and online services that aid in finding available nannies. A childminder cares for the child in the childminder's home. Depending on the country they live in, government registration may or may not be required. A governess, in contrast to a nanny, concentrates on teaching and training children. A special type of modern nanny is known as a mother's helper. They are hired to assist mothers in the chores of the household as well as care for the children. A mother's helper may live in or out of the house.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nanny

    nan′i, n. a female goat.—Also Nann′y-goat.

Editors Contribution

  1. nanny

    A person with the ability, experience, qualifications, skills and training employed by a person or family to care for a child.

    Some people are employed around the world to be a nanny to an individual or family.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on February 23, 2017  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nanny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3304

How to pronounce nanny?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say nanny in sign language?

  1. nanny

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nanny in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nanny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nanny in a Sentence

  1. Bryce Maine:

    I’m just trying to stand up for my nanny.

  2. Kristina Hooper:

    You have a Fed that's less interested in being a soothing nanny.

  3. Fran Drescher:

    Peter( Peter Marc Jacobson) and I are doing a' Nanny' - related project that's very big, that I think the fans will be thrilled with.

  4. John Frycek:

    This is meant to catch thieves in the act, it’s a nanny camera and it can be used for law enforcement purposes as well, it’s a legal device as long as it’s used in the proper, ethical and legal manner.

  5. Seth Norman Greenberg:

    One time, a family lived in a remote area in the Midwest where there were bears, they wanted a New York-savvy nanny — [but one] who knew how to use a blank gun to scare the bears. I couldn’t get anyone, unfortunately. Not a lot of New York nannies are open to that.

Images & Illustrations of nanny

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