nanny


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nan·ny

 (năn′ē)
n. pl. nan·nies
A person, traditionally a woman, employed to take care of a child.

[Alteration of nana.]

nan′ny·ish adj.

nanny

(ˈnænɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. a nurse or nursemaid for children
2.
a. any person or thing regarded as treating people like children, esp by being patronizing or overprotective
b. (as modifier): the nanny state.
3. a child's word for grandmother
vb, nannies, nannying or nannied
4. (intr) to nurse or look after someone else's children
5. (tr) to be overprotective towards
[C19: child's name for a nurse]

nan•ny

(ˈnæn i)

n., pl. -nies.
a person employed to care for children in a household.
[1785–95; nursery word]

nanny


Past participle: nannied
Gerund: nannying

Imperative
nanny
nanny
Present
I nanny
you nanny
he/she/it nannies
we nanny
you nanny
they nanny
Preterite
I nannied
you nannied
he/she/it nannied
we nannied
you nannied
they nannied
Present Continuous
I am nannying
you are nannying
he/she/it is nannying
we are nannying
you are nannying
they are nannying
Present Perfect
I have nannied
you have nannied
he/she/it has nannied
we have nannied
you have nannied
they have nannied
Past Continuous
I was nannying
you were nannying
he/she/it was nannying
we were nannying
you were nannying
they were nannying
Past Perfect
I had nannied
you had nannied
he/she/it had nannied
we had nannied
you had nannied
they had nannied
Future
I will nanny
you will nanny
he/she/it will nanny
we will nanny
you will nanny
they will nanny
Future Perfect
I will have nannied
you will have nannied
he/she/it will have nannied
we will have nannied
you will have nannied
they will have nannied
Future Continuous
I will be nannying
you will be nannying
he/she/it will be nannying
we will be nannying
you will be nannying
they will be nannying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nannying
you have been nannying
he/she/it has been nannying
we have been nannying
you have been nannying
they have been nannying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nannying
you will have been nannying
he/she/it will have been nannying
we will have been nannying
you will have been nannying
they will have been nannying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nannying
you had been nannying
he/she/it had been nannying
we had been nannying
you had been nannying
they had been nannying
Conditional
I would nanny
you would nanny
he/she/it would nanny
we would nanny
you would nanny
they would nanny
Past Conditional
I would have nannied
you would have nannied
he/she/it would have nannied
we would have nannied
you would have nannied
they would have nannied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nanny - a woman who is the custodian of childrennanny - a woman who is the custodian of children
dry nurse - a nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant
keeper - someone in charge of other people; "am I my brother's keeper?"
mammy - an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
amah, wet nurse, wetnurse, wet-nurse - a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.nanny - female goatnanny - female goat        
udder, bag - mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
caprine animal, goat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

nanny

noun childminder, nurse, au pair, governess, nursemaid, childcarer A lot of mothers are against the idea of employing a nanny.
Translations
chůva
barnepigedagplejemor
lastenhoitajaperhepäivähoitaja
dadiljapazitelj djece
dada
barnfóstra
チャイルドマインダー乳母
보모
auklėrūpestinga valstybė
auklīte
varuška
barnsköterskadagmamma
คนดูแลเด็กพี่เลี้ยงดูแลเด็ก
người giữ trẻvú em

nanny

[ˈnænɪ]
A. N
1. (= childminder) → niñera f
2. (= grandmother) → abuelita f, yaya f
B. CPD nanny goat Ncabra f
nanny state N (esp Brit) → papá-estado m

nanny

[ˈnæni] n (looking after children)nounou f, assistante f maternelle
She's a nanny → C'est une assistante maternelle.nanny goat nchèvre fnanny state n (mainly British)État m paternaliste

nanny

n
(inf: also nana) → Oma f, → Omi f (inf)
(also nanny goat)Geiß f, → Ziege f

nanny

[ˈnænɪ] n (children's) → bambinaia, tata (fam)

nanny

(ˈnӕni) plural ˈnannies noun
a children's nurse.
the nanny state
the welfare state as seen by its opponents.

nanny

جَلِيسُ الطِفْل, مُرَبِيَةٌ chůva barnepige, dagplejemor Kindermädchen, Tagesmutter άτομο που προσέχει παιδιά, νταντά niñera, niñero lastenhoitaja, perhepäivähoitaja nounou dadilja, pazitelj djece bambinaia, tata チャイルドマインダー, 乳母 보모 kinderjuffrouw, kinderoppas barnepike, barnevakt niania, opiekunka do dziecka babá, baby-sitter няня, няня, присматривающая за детьми у себя на дому barnsköterska, dagmamma คนดูแลเด็ก, พี่เลี้ยงดูแลเด็ก çocuk bakıcısı người giữ trẻ, vú em 保姆, 儿童保育员
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