[ mahyn-der ]
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  1. Chiefly British. a person who looks after something (usually used in combination): a baby-minder.

  2. British. foster child.

Origin of minder

1400–50; late Middle English: one who remembers. See mind, -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for minder


/ (ˈmaɪndə) /

  1. someone who looks after someone or something

  2. short for childminder

  1. slang an aide to someone in public life, esp a politician or political candidate, who keeps control of press and public relations

  2. slang someone acting as a bodyguard, guard, or assistant, esp in the criminal underworld

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