nursing (comparative more nursing, superlative most nursing)
- In the state of suckling young, lactating.
- The nursing bear wouldn't move far until her cubs were older.
- Referring to nurses.
- The nursing staff worked overtime at the hospital.
nursing (plural nursings)
- suckling, such as breastfeeding
- The process or profession of caring for patients as a nurse.
- She went into nursing as a career.
- present participle of nurse
- The mother sat there nursing her baby.