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Noun: sitter  si-tu(r)
  1. An organism (person or animal) that sits
  2. A person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home
    - babysitter, baby-sitter, childminder [Brit]
  3. A person who poses for a painter or sculptor
    - artist's model
  4. A domestic hen ready to brood
    - brood hen, broody, broody hen, setting hen
Noun: Sitter  si-tu(r)
  1. Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)
    - Willem de Sitter

Derived forms: sitters

Type of: astronomer, being, biddy, hen, keeper, model, organism, poser, stargazer, uranologist

Antonym: stander

Encyclopedia: Sitter