sitter

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sit +‎ -er.

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NounEdit

sitter ‎(plural sitters)

  1. Someone who sits, e.g. for a portrait.
  2. One employed to watch or tend something; the general form of babysitter, housesitter, petsitter, etc.
    It's always such a pain to get a sitter on short notice.
  3. A broody hen.
  4. (soccer and snooker, slang) A very easy scoring chance.
    How could he miss that? It was an absolute sitter!
    • 2015, Paul Wilson, Alexis Sánchez sends Arsenal into final after gallant Reading go the distance (in The Guardian, 18 April 2015)[1]
      Aaron Ramsey, a hero last season against Hull, missed a sitter at the end of normal time that would have made the game safe and must have been relieved that his shot against a post from four yards out did not cost his side more dearly.

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VerbEdit

sitter

  1. present tense of sitte

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

sitter

  1. present tense of sitta.