part of speech: noun

inflections: babies

definition 1: a very young girl or boy; infant.

synonyms: babe, infant, newborn

definition 2: the youngest person in a family or group.

  • My father is the baby of his family.

definition 3: a person who behaves in a childish or immature way.

  • What a baby you are!


part of speech: adjective

definition 1: very young.

  • Many families came to the zoo to see the baby elephant.

synonyms: infant, little, small

definition 2: for or used by a baby.

  • This store sells baby clothes.

synonyms: infant


part of speech: verb

inflections: babies, babying, babied

definition: to treat like a baby or child; spoil.

  • My parents baby my brother, even though he is eight.

synonyms: pamper

derivation: babyish (adj.)