baby meaning

[ 'beibi ] Pronunciation:   "baby" in a sentence
Noun: baby  beybee
  1. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
    - babe, infant, bub [Austral] 
  2. The youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court" 
  3. An immature childish person
    "stop being a baby!"
    - child 
  4. An unborn child; a human foetus
    "I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"; "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside" 
  5. (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
    - babe, sister, bub [Austral] 
  6. A very young mammal
    "baby rabbits" 
  7. A project of personal concern to someone
    "this project is his baby"
Verb: baby  beybee
  1. Treat with excessive indulgence
    - pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge

Derived forms: babies, babying, babied

See also: babyhood

Type of: child, do by, fetus, fille, foetus [Brit, Cdn], girl, handle, individual, issue, kid, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], miss, missy, mortal, offspring, person, progeny, project, somebody, someone, soul, task, treat, undertaking, young lady, young mammal, young woman

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[American slang]
n. a project thought of as an offspring. (Always with a possessor.)
• Whose baby is the Johnson account?
• You give the report. This project is your baby.


[Medicine]
n pl babies
1 : an extremely young child; esp : INFANT —see BLUE BABY
2 : an extremely young animal — baby adj — ba·by·hood n — ba·by·ish adj

Examples

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  1. the baby was dressed in a gay little suit.
  2. the baby threw its food on the floor.
  3. the baby has come out of his slump.
  4. a small baby has no concept of right and wrong.
  5. she is not a baby . give her the key.

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