Meaning of “nanny” in the English Dictionary

"nanny" in British English

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nannynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnæn.i/ us /ˈnæn.i/

nanny noun [ C ] (JOB)

a woman whose job is to take care of a particular family's children

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

"nanny" in American English

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nannynoun [ C ]

us /ˈnæn·i/

a woman employed to take care of children in the children’s home:

She relied on a nanny to care for her baby during the week.

(Definition of “nanny” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)