noun, plural nan·nies.
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Nothing cures a political problem like finding a new villain, and Abbott is busy setting up local officials as big-government nannies.The Texas Governor Reaches for Culture War to Dodge Blackout Criticism|Philip Elliott|March 4, 2021|TIme
My partner and I cannot afford a nanny and were not comfortable sending our daughter back to day-care.What the pandemic teaches us about the need for parental leave|Victoria Livingstone|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Her nanny, Ole Golly, tells her that writers take notes on people.
They’re more likely to have help from a nanny or the luxury to choose not to work.Morning Report: Another Potential Violation for Barrios|Sara Libby|September 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
To its childcare offerings, which include back-up care and enrollment through Bright Horizons, Citi in August added nanny placement services for employees.The best back-to-school benefits companies are offering their employees|ehinchliffe|September 10, 2020|Fortune
UNO puts such an onus on smoking students that it ultimately seems like a bully, even more than a nanny.
The Louisiana university has turned into a nanny state, issuing a campus smoking ban of dubious legality.
Now, at the University of New Orleans, we have a “nanny university.”
She hired a full-time nanny only when it became unavoidable as the family made plans to travel to Australia for a royal tour.
He moved to Los Angeles straight out of college at 22, but the only steady work he found was as a male nanny.
"I should say Nanny Pulsifer would naturally lose weight," I answered.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
With all the disadvantage of her little feet, Nanny managed best; where she could not walk, she jumped.
It is true that Nanny was a slattern, but only because she married into slavery.
But pity poor Nanny Coutts, who took her chains to bed with her.
But Nanny visited no one, and so Jess only knew her by hearsay.
British Dictionary definitions for nanny
noun plural -nies
- any person or thing regarded as treating people like children, esp by being patronizing or overprotective
- (as modifier)the nanny state