Definition of Babyhood in English :

Define Babyhood in English

Babyhood meaning in English

Meaning of Babyhood in English

Pronunciation of Babyhood in English

Babyhood pronunciation in English

Pronounce Babyhood in English


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1. babyhood, early childhood, infancy

the early stage of growth or development

2. babyhood, infancy

the earliest state of immaturity

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of babyhood
n. pl. ba·bies
a. A very young child; an infant.
b. An unborn child; a fetus.
c. The youngest member of a family or group.
d. A very young animal.
2. An adult or young person who behaves in an infantile way.
3. Informal
a. A lover or sweetheart.
b. Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.
4. Slang An object of personal concern or interest: Keeping the boat in good repair is your baby.
adj. bab·i·er, bab·i·est
1. Of or having to do with a baby.
2. Infantile or childish.
3. Small in comparison with others of the same kind: baby vegetables.
tr.v. ba·bied, ba·by·ing, ba·bies
To pamper like a baby; coddle. See Synonyms at pamper.

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