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1. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.

Synonyms

  • pappoose
  • newborn
  • suckling
  • abandoned infant
  • kid
  • test-tube baby
  • papoose
  • nurseling
  • blue baby
  • babe
  • foundling
  • war baby
  • neonate
  • child
  • cherub
  • infant
  • newborn baby
  • nursling
  • newborn infant

Antonyms

  • attend
  • have
  • include
  • overshoot

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Baby

  • smaby
  • slaby
  • achebe
  • taibi
  • sabey
  • raby
  • rabey
  • nabi
  • maybe
  • mabey
  • haby
  • cabey

How do you pronounce baby?

Pronounce baby as ˈbeɪbi.

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Sentences with baby


1. Noun, singular or mass
Whether a wood stove is bad for a baby depends a lot upon the wood stove and installation.

2. Adjective
Calves are baby cattle and can be either male or female.

Quotes about baby


1. A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
- Carl Sandburg

2. Of the big horror movies of the '70s, you have 'The Omen,' 'The Sentinel,' 'Rosemary's Baby,' 'The Stepford Wives,' 'Burnt Offerings' - these are all romantic fatalist movies where there's a sort of glimmer of hope... but darkness wins.
- Chuck Palahniuk

3. Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
- John Updike

2. baby-wise

adverb. like a baby.

3. baby-walker

noun. an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk.

Synonyms

  • go-cart
  • walker

4. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young).

Synonyms

  • progeny
  • offspring

Antonyms

  • mind
  • attend to
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.

Synonyms

  • missy
  • fille
  • babe
  • young woman
  • girl
  • sister
  • young lady

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • fire

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] an unborn child; a human fetus.

Synonyms

  • fetus

Antonyms

  • hit
  • success

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] an immature childish person.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • child
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • male child
  • male
  • boy
  • son

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] a very young mammal.

Antonyms

  • ancestor

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] a project of personal concern to someone.

Synonyms

  • task
  • project
  • undertaking

Antonyms

  • stillborn infant
  • old
  • adult
  • male offspring

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. baby

verb. ['ˈbeɪbi'] treat with excessive indulgence.

Synonyms

  • cosset
  • cocker
  • do by
  • coddle
  • mollycoddle
  • spoil
  • pamper
  • handle
  • indulge
  • featherbed

Antonyms

  • male sibling
  • nonmember
  • stranger
  • introvert

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))
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