nursemaid

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Noun[edit]

nursemaid (plural nursemaids)

  1. a woman or girl employed to care for children

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Verb[edit]

nursemaid (third-person singular simple present nursemaids, present participle nursemaiding, simple past and past participle nursemaided)

  1. To tend to as a nursemaid.
  2. (colloquial) To care for or look after.
    I don't believe I have to nursemaid these two rookies through their entire probationary period.