a person who sits.
a brooding hen.
a person who stays with young children while the parents go out; baby-sitter.
a person who provides routine or custodial care temporarily or part-time, as for an elderly person or a pet whose owner is on vacation.
Slang. the buttocks; rump.
[wil-uh m duh] /ˈwɪl əm də/ (Show IPA), 1872–1934, Dutch astronomer and mathematician.
a person or animal that sits
a person who is posing for his or her portrait to be painted, carved, etc
a broody hen or other bird that is sitting on its eggs to hatch them
(in combination) a person who looks after a specified person or thing for someone else: flat-sitter
short for baby-sitter
anyone, other than the medium, taking part in a seance
anything that is extremely easy, such as an easy catch in cricket
Willem de (ˈwɪləm də). 1872–1934, Dutch astronomer, who calculated the size of the universe and conceived of it as expanding
- Sit the pines
sit the pines
- Sit through
see: sit out , def. 1.
verb (used without object), sat or (Archaic) sate; sat or (Archaic) sitten; sitting. 1. to rest with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs; be seated. 2. to be located or situated: The house sits well up on the slope. 3. to rest or lie (usually followed by on or upon): An aura of […]
noun 1. the act of a person or thing that sits. 2. a period of remaining seated, as in posing for a portrait or reading a book. 3. the space on or in which one sits, as in a church. 4. a brooding, as of a hen upon eggs; incubation. 5. the number of eggs […]