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.

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?

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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. Roger Ma:

    I think it's pretty universal in terms of the nanny discussion, that if you're still getting paid, that you compensate them.

  2. 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.

  3. Christopher Snowdon:

    The change to the guidelines will turn hundreds of thousands of people into 'hazardous drinkers' overnight thereby reviving the moral panic about drinking in Britain and opening the door to yet more nanny state interventions, people deserve to get honest and accurate health advice from the Chief Medical Officer, not scaremongering.

  4. Fran Drescher:

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

  5. Kristina Hooper:

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

Images & Illustrations of nanny

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