Meaning of “childminder” in the English Dictionary

"childminder" in British English

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childmindernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn.dər/ us /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn.dɚ/ UK US babysitter

a person whose job is to take care of other people's children in her or his own home:

a registered childminder
verb [ I or T ] uk /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪnd/ us /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪnd/ US babysit
noun [ U ] uk /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn.dɪŋ/ us /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn.dɪŋ/ US babysitting

(Definition of “childminder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)