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Synonyms for wet-nurse

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  1. wet nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse, amah(verb)

    a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else

    Synonyms:
    wetnurse, maidservant, maid, wet nurse, housemaid, amah

  2. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck(verb)

    give suck to

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

    Synonyms:
    soak up, entertain, go down on, sop up, fellate, hold, draw, give suck, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, harbour, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, harbor, breastfeed, suck

How to pronounce wet-nurse?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say wet-nurse in sign language?

  1. wetnurse

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