HyperDic: nanny

English > 2 senses of the word nanny:
NOUNperson nanny, nursemaid, nursea woman who is the custodian of children
animalnanny, nanny-goat, she-goatfemale goat
nanny > pronunciation
Soundsnae'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > nanny: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA woman who is the custodian of children.
Synonymsnursemaid, nurse
Narrowerdry nurseA nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant
mammyAn offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.
wet nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse, amahA woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
Broaderkeepersomeone in charge of other people
woman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishama, aya, chichi, nana, niñera, nodriza, norsa, nurse, pilmama, tata
Catalanmainadera
English > nanny: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningfemale goat.
Synonymsnanny-goat, she-goat
Partsudder, bagmammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
Broadergoat, caprine animalAny of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
Spanishcabra
Catalancabra

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