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minder (n.)

"one who tends or takes care of anything," mid-15c., agent noun from mind (v.). Also from 15c. in now-obsolete sense of "one who has a good memory."

updated on January 22, 2019

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Definitions of minder from WordNet

minder (n.)
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
minder (n.)
a person who looks after babies (usually in the person's own home) while the babys' parents are working;
Synonyms: babyminder / baby minder
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