au pair

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French être au pair.

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Noun[edit]

au pair ‎(plural au pairs)

  1. A single girl (or, rarely, a boy) who helps a host family with childcare and/or housework while staying as a guest with a host family and generally receiving a small allowance (or pocket money)

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Noun[edit]

au pair f (plural au pairs)

  1. au pair (person helping a host family with childcare or housework)