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childminder

[chahyld-mahyn-der]
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noun British.
  1. a baby-sitter.
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Origin of childminder

First recorded in 1940–45; child + mind + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for childminder

childminder

noun
  1. a person who looks after children, esp those whose parents are working
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