babyproofer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

babyproof +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

babyproofer (plural babyproofers)

  1. One who babyproofs a dwelling.
    • 2001, Holly Bennett, Teresa Pitman, The toddler years: from 1 to 3
      Their parents soon become the most ingenious babyproofers alive, and live, for these hectic two years, in houses that are battened down like ships.
    • 2008 February 14, Julie Scelfo, “Parent Shock: Children Are Not Décor”, New York Times:
      They went ahead with putting in flat-front lacquered maple cabinets in the kitchen, even though they soon had to watch a professional babyproofer drill 300 holes in them for safety latches.