Open main menu

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

wet nurse (plural wet nurses)

  1. A woman hired to suckle another woman's child.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Someone who treats someone else with excessive care.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

wet nurse (third-person singular simple present wet nurses, present participle wet nursing, simple past and past participle wet nursed)

  1. (transitive) To act as a wet nurse (in either sense.)