au pair definition

  • noun:
    • a new foreigner who does domestic work for a family group in return for space and board and an opportunity to learn your family's language.
    • just one woman (or, seldom, a boy) whom helps a bunch family members with childcare and/or housework while remaining as a guest with a bunch family members and usually getting a little allowance (or pocket-money)
    • a young foreigner which life with a household in substitution for performing light housework

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