Baby meaning

bābē
The youngest or smallest in a group.
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The youngest member of a family or group.
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Darling; honey.
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Infantile or childish.
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Intended for babies.

Baby clothes.

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Small of its kind.
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Of a child: very young; of the age when he or she would be termed a baby or infant.

A baby boy.

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(of vegetables, etc.) Picked when small and immature (as in baby corn, baby potatoes).
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Infantile or childish.
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Small in comparison with others of the same kind.

Baby vegetables.

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To pamper like a baby; coddle.
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A very young child; infant.
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A very young animal.
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Of or for an infant.

Baby food.

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Extremely young.
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Small and delicate because immature.

Baby corn, baby lettuces.

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To treat like a baby; pamper; coddle.
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To handle with great care.

To baby a new car.

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A very young child; an infant.
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A very young animal.
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A very young human, particularly from birth to a couple of years old or until walking is fully mastered.
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To coddle.
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Of or having to do with a baby.
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A person who behaves like an infant; helpless or timid person.
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An unborn child; a fetus.
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An adult or young person who behaves in an infantile way.
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A term of endearment for a girlfriend or boyfriend or spouse.
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(informal) A form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive.

Hey baby, what are you doing later?

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A pet project or responsibility.

The annual report has been my baby since September.

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The lastborn of a family.
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An affectionate term for anything.

See my new car here? I can't wait to take this baby for a drive.

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(archaic) A small image of an infant; a doll.
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Of an animal: young.

A baby elephant.

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The definition of a baby is an extremely young child or animal.

An 11 month old child and a newborn kitten are each an example of a baby.

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An object of personal concern or interest.

Keeping the boat in good repair is your baby.

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Any person or thing.

This car is a tough baby to drive.

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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.
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A person who is immature or infantile.

Stand up for yourself - don't be such a baby!

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To treat someone, especially adults or teenagers, in overbearingly defensive manner as or in a similar fashion to that of a baby.
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The first computer to run a program in its own electronic storage. Developed at the University of Manchester in England by Professor F.C. (Freddie) Williams and graduate student Tom Kilburn, Baby's memory was CRT based, which Williams conceived as a storage device for binary information. In 1948, its "Williams Tube" produced a grid of 1,024 bits.A Big BabyLike the ENIAC, its American counterpart, Baby, officially known as the Small Scale Experimental Machine (SSME), was huge. Driven by 6,000 vacuum tubes and weighing one ton, it was 16 feet long and 7 feet high. Unlike the ENIAC, it did not require extensive rewiring to change the program.An Early PrototypeStarting in 1949, Baby served as a prototype for two more powerful Manchester Mark I models, which were the forerunners of the Ferranti Mark I, commercialized by Ferranti-Packard of Toronto in 1951. ICL's Series 1900 was based on the Ferranti machine. In 1959, the MUSE was introduced, the final Manchester machine. It was a faster computer with transistors and magnetic core storage. The commercial version of the MUSE was renamed Atlas.
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Unborn young; a fetus.

When is your baby due?

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Origin of baby

  • Middle English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English babee, babi (“baby”), from babe (“babe, baby”), equivalent to babe +‎ -y/-ie (“endearing and diminutive suffix”).

    From Wiktionary