Definition of Babelike
1. Adjective. Like a baby especially in dependence. "Babelike innocence and dependence"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Babelike
Literary usage of Babelike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"He now hung babelike to the youth's arm. His eyes rolled in the wildness of his terror. " I was allus a good friend t' yeh, wa'n'tI, Henry ? ..."
2. Twenty-five Years a Parson in the Wild West: Being the Experience of Parson by John Brown, Ralph Riley (1896)
"Then with babelike simplicity they would relate how all came about. " Great Spirit make hole in the blue sky. Threw down earth and great stones. ..."
3. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1910)
"Pray for him, my blood's dear fountain, While he sleeps, and watch his yawn In that wakening babelike moment, Sweeter to my thought than dawn! ..."
4. My Lady Rotha: A Romance by Stanley John Weyman (1894)
"... pasture and meadow only, but the gem of all — the town nestling babelike in the lap of the valley, with the grey towers rising like the face of some ..."
5. Stillwater Pastorals: And Other Poems by Paul Shivell (1915)
"... and we bear up And live through this dumbfounding mystery By mutual acknowledgments of need, And of dependent, babelike helplessness. ..."
6. Ballads of the Revolution: And Other Poems by George Lansing Raymond (1886)
"while sitting near his side, The fresh air fanning toward him, which his lungs Were all too weak to draw there for themselves, For that so gentle, babelike ..."