Sitter meaning

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One that sits, especially:
  • A person who cares for young children when the parents are not home; a babysitter.
  • A person who poses or models, as for a portrait.
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A brooding hen.
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A person or thing that sits.
  • A brooding hen.
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1872-1934; Du. astronomer.
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Someone who sits, e.g. for a portrait.
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One employed to watch or tend something; the general form of babysitter, housesitter, petsitter, etc.

It's always such a pain to get a sitter on short notice.

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(soccer and snooker, slang) A very easy scoring chance.

How could he miss that? It was an absolute sitter!

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Origin of sitter

  • sit + -er

    From Wiktionary