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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A domestic hen ready to brood; A person who poses for a painter or sculptor; A person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home; An organism (person or animal) that sits.

Usage examples (37)
  • Yes Roger, "shelf-sitter" is exactly what I'm getting at.
  • The sitter is Sue Tilley and she sat for Freud over a four year period.
  • The sitter is Mrs Kitty Godley, the first wife of the painter Lucian Freud.
  • A young man who wants a part time after school job and applies as a baby-sitter is viewed as suspect. for more
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