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Noun: minder  mIn-du(r)
  1. Someone (usually in totalitarian countries) who is assigned to watch over foreign visitors
    "I turned around and there, a few hundred feet away, was our government minder, Li Wong Su, huffing and puffing toward us"
  2. A person who looks after babies (usually in the person's own home) while the babies' parents are working
    - babyminder, baby minder
  3. [informal] Someone who accompanies and protects a prominent or important person
    - bodyguard, escort

Derived forms: minders

Type of: defender, escort, guardian, keeper, protector, shielder

Part of: guard

Encyclopedia: Minder, Thomas