- sitter, willem de,
- sitting bull,
- sitting duck,
- sitting on a powder keg
Origin of sitter
Examples from the Web for sitter
He wanted to design a seat that allowed its sitter to perch and pivot while chatting on the phone.15 Most Bonkers Chairs at Pop Art Design in London|Chloë Ashby|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Samaras rarely got an outright “no” from a sitter, but some people kept postponing their appearances.
The recession means wives are under pressure from their husbands who tell them a sitter is now a luxury they can't afford.
There is no affectation in the expression or the pose of the sitter, it is quite easy and natural, and beautifully simple.Tales of the Wonder Club|M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
But they are not allowed to dispose of the portraits of others, without the sitter's permission.The Film of Fear|Arnold Fredericks
The sitter is very seldom conscious of anything approaching it.
So obliging a sitter could nowhere else be found; and thus it is that there is such a large collection of his self-made portraits.Rembrandt|Estelle M. Hurll
This apparatus may also be used in the following manner: Roll up your sleeves and exhibit your hands to the sitter.Hours with the Ghosts or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft|Henry Ridgely Evans
c.1300, "one that sits," agent noun from sit (v.). As short for baby-sitter from 1937.