General English

  • noun a person who looks after children in a house, while their parents are out
  • noun a person who poses, while someone paints or photographs him or her


  • noun an easy catching chance offered to a fielder
    Citation ‘He had not been at his best, but would I think have been retained if he had not dropped a “sitter” from Border when he had scored only 10’ (Brearley 1982)

Media Studies

  • noun an artist’s or photographer’s model, especially for a portrait