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Noun: babysitting  'bey-bee,si-ting
  1. The work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home
    - baby sitting
Verb: babysit (babysat,babysitting)  bey-bee-sit
  1. Work or act as a baby-sitter
    "I cannot babysit tonight; I have too much homework to do";
    - baby-sit, sit
  2. Take watchful responsibility for
    "I babysit the neighbour's plants when she is out of town";
    - baby-sit

Type of: aid, attention, care, guard, tending

Encyclopedia: Babysitting