Definition of Baby

1. Noun. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk. "It sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"

2. Verb. Treat with excessive indulgence. "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

3. Noun. The youngest member of a group (not necessarily young). "The baby of the Supreme Court"
Generic synonyms: Issue, Offspring, Progeny

4. Noun. An immature childish person. "Stop being a baby!"
Exact synonyms: Child
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Babyhood, Childhood

5. Noun. An unborn child; a human fetus. "It was great to feel my baby moving about inside"
Generic synonyms: Fetus, Foetus

6. Noun. (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.
Exact synonyms: Babe, Sister
Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Generic synonyms: Fille, Girl, Miss, Missy, Young Lady, Young Woman

7. Noun. A very young mammal. "Baby rabbits"
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal
Derivative terms: Babyhood, Babyhood

8. Noun. A project of personal concern to someone. "This project is his baby"
Generic synonyms: Labor, Project, Task, Undertaking

Definition of Baby

1. n. An infant or young child of either sex; a babe.

2. a. Pertaining to, or resembling, an infant; young or little; as, baby swans.

3. v. t. To treat like a young child; to keep dependent; to humor; to fondle.

Definition of Baby

1. Noun. A very young human, particularly from birth to a couple of years old or until walking is fully mastered. ¹

2. Noun. Any very young animal, especially a vertebrate; many species have specific names for their babies, such as kittens for the babies of cats, puppies for the babies of dogs, and chicks for the babies of birds. See :Category:Baby animals for more. ¹

3. Noun. A person who is immature or infantile. ¹

4. Noun. A term of endearment for a girlfriend or boyfriend or spouse. ¹

5. Noun. (informal) A form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive. ¹

6. Noun. A pet project or responsibility. ¹

7. Noun. The lastborn of a family; a benjamin. ¹

8. Noun. (non-gloss definition An affectionate term for anything.) ¹

9. Adjective. Of a child: very young; of the age when he or she would be termed a baby or infant. ¹

10. Adjective. Of an animal: young. ¹

11. Adjective. Intended for babies. ¹

12. Adjective. (context: of vegetables, etc.) Picked when small and immature (as in ''baby corn'', ''baby potatoes''). ¹

13. Verb. To coddle. ¹

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Definition of Baby

1. to coddle [v -BIED, -BYING, -BIES] / resembling a baby (an infant) [adj BABIER, BABIEST] - See also: coddle

Medical Definition of Baby

1. 1. 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) Origin: Dim. Of babe. (12 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baby

baby's bed
baby's breath
baby's dummy
baby's room
baby's tears
baby-boom generation

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