Synonyms for wet-nurse

Synonyms for (noun) wet-nurse

Synonyms: wet nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse, amah

Definition: a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else

Similar words: nanny, nurse, nursemaid

Definition: a woman who is the custodian of children

Synonyms for (verb) wet-nurse

Synonyms: lactate, wet-nurse, breastfeed, suck, suckle, nurse, give suck

Definition: give suck to

Usage: The wetnurse suckled the infant; You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

Similar words: feed, give

Definition: give food to

Usage: Feed the starving children in India; don't give the child this tough meat

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