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Explanation of baby by Wordnet Dictionary

baby


    Verb
    1. treat with excessive indulgence

    Noun
    1. a project of personal concern to someone

    2. this project is his baby
    3. a very young mammal

    4. baby rabbits
    5. sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women

    6. the youngest member of a group ( not necessarily young )

    7. the baby of the family
      the baby of the Supreme Court
    8. a very young child ( birth to 1 year ) who has not yet begun to walk or talk

    9. 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
    10. an unborn child

    11. I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby
      it was great to feel my baby moving about inside
    12. an immature childish person

    13. stop being a baby!


    Definition of baby by GCIDE Dictionary

    baby


    1. Baby ( bāb ), n.; pl. Babies ( -bĭz ). [Dim. of babe.] An infant or young child of either sex; a babe.

      2. A small image of an infant; a doll.

      Babies in the eyes, the minute reflection which one sees of one's self in the eyes of another.

      She clung about his neck, gave him ten kisses,

      Toyed with his locks, looked babies in his eyes. Heywood.

    2. Baby, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, an infant; young or little; as, “baby swans”. “Baby figure” Shak.

    3. Baby, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Babied ( bābēd ); p. pr. & vb. n. Babying.] To treat like a young child; to keep dependent; to humor; to fondle. Young.