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Meaning of NANNY

Pronunciation:  'nanee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  female goat
  2. [n]  a woman who is the custodian of children
 

NANNY is a 5 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: nanny-goat, nurse, nursemaid, she-goat
 
 See Also: adult female, amah, bag, caprine animal, dry nurse, goat, keeper, mammy, udder, wet nurse, woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nan"ny\, n.
A diminutive of Ann or Anne, the proper name.

{Nanny goat}, a female goat. [Colloq.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amah, ayah, biddy, billy, billy goat, bitch, bossy, brood mare, buck, cow, doe, doeling, dry nurse, ewe, ewe lamb, filly, goat, guinea hen, gyp, he-goat, heifer, hen, hind, jenny, kid, lioness, mammy, mare, mountain goat, nanny goat, nurse, nursemaid, nurserymaid, Partlet, peahen, roe, she-bear, she-goat, she-lion, sitter, slut, sow, tigress, vixen, wet nurse
 

 

 

 

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