Old-fashioned a woman hired to take care of a child or children; nanny
A woman employed to take care of infants or young children.
(third-person singular simple present nursemaids, present participle nursemaiding, simple past and past participle nursemaided)
- To tend to as a nursemaid.
- (colloquial) To care for or look after.
- I don't believe I have to nursemaid these two rookies through their entire probationary period.