Babyish Ba"by*ish, a. Like a baby; childish; puerile; simple. -- {Ba"by*ish*ly}, adv. -- {Ba"by*ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • babyishly — ba·by·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • babyishly — adverb see babyish …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby — babyhood, n. babyish, adj. babyishly, adv. babyishness, n. babylike, adj. /bay bee/, n., pl. babies, adj., v., babied, babying. n. 1. an infant or very young child. 2. a newborn or very young animal …   Universalium

  • babyish — adjective childish; immature. Derivatives babyishly adverb babyishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • babyish — /ˈbeɪbiɪʃ/ (say baybeeish) adjective 1. of or relating to a baby. 2. infantile: babyish behaviour. 3. extremely unsophisticated; excessively silly. {baby + ish1} –babyishly, adverb –babyishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • baby — [bā′bē] n. pl. babies [ME babi, dim.: see BABE] 1. a very young child; infant 2. a person who behaves like an infant; helpless or timid person 3. a very young animal 4. the youngest or smallest in a group ☆ 5. Slang darling; honey …   English World dictionary

  • babyish — adj. 1 childish, simple. 2 immature. Derivatives: babyishly adv. babyishness n …   Useful english dictionary

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