Associations to the word «Sitter»


SITTER, noun. Someone who sits, e.g. for a portrait.
SITTER, noun. One employed to watch or tend something; the general form of babysitter, housesitter, petsitter, etc.
SITTER, noun. A broody hen.
SITTER, noun. (football and snooker) (slang) A very easy scoring chance.

Dictionary definition

SITTER, noun. Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934).
SITTER, noun. An organism (person or animal) that sits.
SITTER, noun. A person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home.
SITTER, noun. A person who poses for a painter or sculptor.
SITTER, noun. A domestic hen ready to brood.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.