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English definition of “sitter”

sitter

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪt.ər/ us    /ˈsɪt̬.ɚ/

sitter noun [C] (person)

someone who is having their portrait paintedPainting and drawing materials a babysitterParenting and caring for children

sitter noun [C] (missed goal)

in football, a goal that should be easy to score, but which a player does not score: In the 90th minute, Fox missed a sitter.
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