1. [ noun ] (work) a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
Synonyms: amah wetnurse wet_nurse
Related terms: nanny
2. [ verb ] (food) give suck to
Synonyms: suckle suck nurse lactate give_suck bottle-feed breastfeed

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

Related terms: bottlefeed feed suck sucking nanny lactation nursing sucker
Similar spelling:   wetnurse