dry-nurse


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dry nurse

n.
A nurse employed to care for but not breast-feed an infant.

dry′-nurse′ v.

dry-nurse


Past participle: dry-nursed
Gerund: dry-nursing

Imperative
dry-nurse
dry-nurse
Present
I dry-nurse
you dry-nurse
he/she/it dry-nurses
we dry-nurse
you dry-nurse
they dry-nurse
Preterite
I dry-nursed
you dry-nursed
he/she/it dry-nursed
we dry-nursed
you dry-nursed
they dry-nursed
Present Continuous
I am dry-nursing
you are dry-nursing
he/she/it is dry-nursing
we are dry-nursing
you are dry-nursing
they are dry-nursing
Present Perfect
I have dry-nursed
you have dry-nursed
he/she/it has dry-nursed
we have dry-nursed
you have dry-nursed
they have dry-nursed
Past Continuous
I was dry-nursing
you were dry-nursing
he/she/it was dry-nursing
we were dry-nursing
you were dry-nursing
they were dry-nursing
Past Perfect
I had dry-nursed
you had dry-nursed
he/she/it had dry-nursed
we had dry-nursed
you had dry-nursed
they had dry-nursed
Future
I will dry-nurse
you will dry-nurse
he/she/it will dry-nurse
we will dry-nurse
you will dry-nurse
they will dry-nurse
Future Perfect
I will have dry-nursed
you will have dry-nursed
he/she/it will have dry-nursed
we will have dry-nursed
you will have dry-nursed
they will have dry-nursed
Future Continuous
I will be dry-nursing
you will be dry-nursing
he/she/it will be dry-nursing
we will be dry-nursing
you will be dry-nursing
they will be dry-nursing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dry-nursing
you have been dry-nursing
he/she/it has been dry-nursing
we have been dry-nursing
you have been dry-nursing
they have been dry-nursing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dry-nursing
you will have been dry-nursing
he/she/it will have been dry-nursing
we will have been dry-nursing
you will have been dry-nursing
they will have been dry-nursing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dry-nursing
you had been dry-nursing
he/she/it had been dry-nursing
we had been dry-nursing
you had been dry-nursing
they had been dry-nursing
Conditional
I would dry-nurse
you would dry-nurse
he/she/it would dry-nurse
we would dry-nurse
you would dry-nurse
they would dry-nurse
Past Conditional
I would have dry-nursed
you would have dry-nursed
he/she/it would have dry-nursed
we would have dry-nursed
you would have dry-nursed
they would have dry-nursed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dry-nurse - take care of an infant without breastfeeding it
give care, care - provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"