2British A nursery where babies and young children are cared for during the working day.
- Most use childminders in the home and only 10% send their children for care in crèches and nurseries.
- The city has more crèches, nurseries and nannies than anywhere else in Britain, according to research based on entries in the British Telecom directory.
- They have swimming pools, cafés with comfy sofas, beauty salons, bars and crèches that look after your children.
Late 18th century (crèche (sense 1)): French.
Words that rhyme with crècheflèche, kesh
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