Babysit - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbeɪbisɪt|  American pronunciation of the word babysit
Brit.  |ˈbeɪbisɪt|  British pronunciation of the word babysit


- take watchful responsibility for (syn: baby-sit)
- work or act as a baby-sitter (syn: baby-sit, sit)


She babysits their kids on Saturday nights.

...she often offered to babysit for friends, hoping to satisfy her mother urges until she had children of her own...

I must get hold of Vanessa to see if she can babysit.

'Who can we get to babysit?' 'I'll call Suzie or somebody.'

Conveniently, her parents are often willing to babysit.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: babysit
he/she/it: babysits
present participle: babysitting
past tense: babysat
past participle: babysat
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