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  1. wet nurse

    英式

    • n.
      a woman employed to suckle another woman's child.
    • v.
      act as a wet nurse to.;look after (someone) as though they were a helpless infant
    • verb: wet-nurse, 3rd person present: wet-nurses, gerund or present participle: wet-nursing, past tense: wet-nursed, past participle: wet-nursed

    • noun: wet nurse, plural noun: wet nurses

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. historical a woman employed to suckle another woman's child.

    動詞

    • 1. act as a wet nurse to.
    • look after (someone) as though they were a helpless infant I got tired of having to wet-nurse performers
    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[ˈwet nərs]

    美式

    • n.
      a woman employed to suckle another woman's child.
    • v.
      act as a wet nurse to.

    Oxford American Dictionary