HyperDic: sitter

English > 5 senses of the word Sitter / sitter:
NOUNperson Sitter, Willem de SitterDutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)
person sitteran organism (person or animal) that sits
person sitter, babysitter, baby-sittera person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home
person sitter, artist's modela person who poses for a painter or sculptor
animalsitter, brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hena domestic hen ready to brood
Sitter / sitter > pronunciation
Soundssih'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Sitter: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningDutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934).
SynonymWillem de Sitter
Instance ofastronomer, uranologist, stargazerA physicist who studies astronomy
CatalanWillem de Sitter
English > sitter: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn organism (person or animal) that sits.
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
OppositestanderAn organism (person or animal) that stands
English > sitter: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home.
Synonymsbabysitter, baby-sitter
Broaderkeepersomeone in charge of other people
Spanishcanguro, niñera
Catalancangur
Verbssitwork or act as a baby-sitter
English > sitter: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who poses for a painter or sculptor.
Synonymartist's model
Broadermodel, poserA person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
Verbssitassume a posture as for artistic purposes
English > sitter: 5 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningA domestic hen ready to brood.
Synonymsbrood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen
Broaderhen, biddyadult female chicken
Spanishclueca, llueca
Catalanlloca

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