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English definition of “nursemaid”


noun [C]     /ˈnɜːs.meɪd/ US  /ˈnɝːs-/ old-fashioned
a woman who takes care of someone else's young children : I'm not going to be a nursemaid to you - make your own bed !Parenting and caring for children
(Definition of nursemaid noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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