baby, babe, infant(noun)
a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
"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)
"the baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
an immature childish person
"he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!"
an unborn child; a human fetus
"I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"; "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside"
baby, babe, sister(noun)
(slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
a very young mammal
a project of personal concern to someone
"this project is his baby"
pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge(verb)
treat with excessive indulgence
"grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
A very young human, particularly from birth to a couple of years old or until walking is fully mastered.
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.
A person who is immature or infantile.
Stand up for yourself - don't be such a baby!
A term of endearment for a girlfriend or boyfriend or spouse.
A form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive.
Hey baby, what are you doing later?
A pet project or responsibility.
The annual report has been my baby since September.
The lastborn of a family; a benjamin.
Of a child: very young; of the age when he or she would be termed a baby or infant.
a baby boy
Of an animal: young.
a baby elephant
Intended for babies.
Picked when small and immature (as in baby corn, baby potatoes).
Origin: From babee, babi, from babe, equivalent to .
an infant or young child of either sex; a babe
a small image of an infant; a doll
pertaining to, or resembling, an infant; young or little; as, baby swans
to treat like a young child; to keep dependent; to humor; to fondle
"Baby" is a song by American singer Brandy Norwood, taken from her self-titled debut studio album, Brandy. It was penned by Keith Crouch, Kipper Jones, and Rahsaan Patterson and produced by the former. Released as the album's second single on December 24, 1994 in the United States, the song spent four weeks on top of the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It also reached number 4 on the Hot 100 and the New Zealand singles chart, and number 16 in Australia. A music video was accompanied and directed by Hype Williams. It was photographed in the middle of Times Square in New York City in December 1994 and portrays Norwood and her company dancing in skiing outfits. Met with generally positive reviews from contemporary critics, "Baby" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 1996 ceremony.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'baby' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1187
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'baby' in Written Corpus Frequency: #864
Rank popularity for the word 'baby' in Nouns Frequency: #385
The numerical value of baby in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of baby in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
Austin Powers Do I make you horny Randy Do I make you horny, baby, yeah, do I
Anyone who uses the phrase 'easy as taking candy from a baby' has never tried taking candy from a baby.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
Then this man busts out and runs across the street and he's got a baby and a little girl right behind him screaming, the girl said, 'That man got my baby brother! That man got my baby brother!'.
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Translations for baby
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حبيب, رضيع, عزيزي, طفلArabic
- йәш бала, бала, сабый, бәпәй, бәләкәй балаBashkir
- дзіця́, немаўля́Belarusian
- бебешки, бе́беBulgarian
- པུ་གུTibetan Standard
- babig, poupigBreton
- benjamí, nadó, bebèCatalan, Valencian
- miminko, děťátko, dítěCzech
- baby, spædbarn, pattebarnDanish
- süß, Schatz, Säugling, Kleinkind, Baby, SchätzchenGerman
- βρέφος, μωρό, μωρός, νήπιο, μπέμπαGreek
- beba, bebo, porbebaEsperanto
- nene, bebe, niño, benjamina, benjamín, niña, nena, guaguaSpanish
- beebi, pesamunaEstonian
- بچه, کُره, ته تُغاری, توله, کودک, عزیزمPersian
- kulta, hani, lapsi, kuopus, poika, pikkulapsi, silmäterä, poikanen, beibi, kultsi, vauva, pentuFinnish
- vøggubarn, pinkubarn, havingarbarn, nýføðingurFaroese
- bébé, pour bébé, beau, benjamin, chou, petit, belle, benjamineFrench
- poppeWestern Frisian
- rùn, gràdh, pàisde, leanaban, mìlseachd, leannan, naoidhean, leanabh, rùnag, gaolScottish Gaelic
- גור, מותק, תינוקת, תינוקHebrew
- शिशु, बच्चाHindi
- bébi, csecsemő, babaHungarian
- պուպսիկ, երեխա, մանուկ, մանկիկArmenian
- bebe, babyInterlingua
- bebeo, infantetoIdo
- ungabarn, kornabarn, ungbarnIcelandic
- cucciolo, bella, bebè, bimbo, tesoro, bambino, bimba, bambina, to a woman, per i bimbi, piccolo, belloItalian
- ᐱᐊᔮᖅ, ᓄᑕᕋᖅ, ᒥᕋᔪᖅInuktitut
- ダーリン, 幼児, 赤ん坊, ベビー, 嬰児, 赤ちゃんJapanese
- ბალღი, ჩვილიGeorgian
- mwanaKikuyu, Gikuyu
- сәби, балаKazakh
- piaraq, naalungiarsukKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- កូនង៉ា, កូនង៉ែតKhmer
- 유아, 아기, 아가Korean
- наристе, балаKyrgyz
- infans, GloriaLatin
- BëbeeLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- zīdaine, mazulis, bēbis, pastarītis, pastaris, zīdainis, rūpju bērnsLatvian
- pōtiki, tamahou, hinehou, pēpiMāori
- дете, бебешки, младо, детенце, бебе, малоMacedonian
- нярай хүүхэд, нялх хүүхэдMongolian
- anak, sayang, anak kecil, bayiMalay
- baby, spedbarnNorwegian
- baby, kindje, kleintje, wiegenkind, nieuwgeborene, benjamin, liefje, schatje, geborene, boreling, stuk, pasgeborene, zuigeling, kleuter, lieverd, jongDutch
- baby, spedbarnNorwegian Nynorsk
- awééʼ, lókʼeeshchąąʼíNavajo, Navaho
- biibii, abinoojiiyensOjibwe, Ojibwa
- kochanie, dzieciuch, niemowlak, mała, niemowlę, bejbe, maluchPolish
- querido, filhote, bebê, benjamim, nenê, docinho, criancinhaPortuguese
- mic, bebeluș, copilului, frumoaso, iubitule, iubire, copil, mezina, iubito, imatur, pui, bebe, mezin, drăguțăRomanian
- ми́лый, малю́тка, ребёнок, де́тка, малы́ш, детёныш, малы́шка, кро́шка, младе́нец, милый, пу́псик, дитя́, де́тский, деткаRussian
- новорођенче, малишан, odojče, дојенче, beba, одојче, mališan, детенце, бебa, dojenče, novorođenče, detenceSerbo-Croatian
- bábätko, dojča, bábä, dieťaSlovak
- leseaSouthern Sotho
- unge, bäbis, spädbarn, baby, bebisSwedish
- mtoto, mwanaSwahili
- పిల్ల, బుజ్జాయి, శిశువు, దూడ, పసిపాప, మానస పుత్రిక, పిల్లాడుTelugu
- เด็กทารก, เด็กอ่อน, เด็กน้อย, ทารกThai
- sanggol, bebotTagalog
- pēpēTonga (Tonga Islands)
- bebek, yavruTurkish
- бәбәй, бәбиTatar
- немовля́, дити́на, ля́лька, дитинаUkrainian
- بچہ, بچهUrdu
- em bé, béVietnamese
- tuülahicil, jikäläb, jicilil, cilil, jiputül, käläb, putül, hisügäb, hiputül, jisügäb, tuülajicil, sügäb, hicilil, tuülacil, hikäläbVolapük
- ingane, usana, isinganeZulu
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