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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BABYSIT

And I was getting dressed to go out to a friend's house, and she was staying to babysit.

I am well enough that I can babysit or pick up a few dollars.

WORD ORIGIN

also baby-sit, 1947, from baby (n.) + sit (v.); figurative use (often contemptuous) by 1968. Babysitting is from 1946.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.