What is the meaning of baby?


  • A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
    • usage: "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
  • The youngest member of a group (not necessarily young. )
    • usage: "the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
  • An immature childish person.
    • usage: "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby"
  • An unborn child; a human fetus.
    • usage: "I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"; "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside"
  • Slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.
  • A very young mammal.
    • usage: "baby rabbits"
  • A project of personal concern to someone.
    • usage: "this project is his baby"


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APAWordNet. (2010). baby. Retrieved January 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/baby/definitions/1192121
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