Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “baby” en inglés

baby

noun [C] uk   /ˈbeɪ.bi/ us  
A1 a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk: a newborn baby a six-week-old baby a baby boy baby clothes baby food Sandra had a baby (= gave birth to it) on 29 May. Owen is the baby (= the youngest person) of the family.Children and babies A2 a very young animal: a baby elephant/monkeyAnimal young disapproving an adult or especially an older child who is crying or behaving like a child: It didn't hurt that much - don't be such a baby!Heroes and cowards mainly US a word you can use when you are talking to someone you love such as your wife, husband, partner, etc.: Oh baby, I love you.Affectionate terms of address baby carrot, sweetcorn, etc. a type of vegetable that is specially grown to stay smallSmallExtremely small informal Someone's baby is something that they have a special interest in and responsibility for: I don't know much about the project - it's Philip's baby.Duty, obligation and responsibility

baby

verb [T] uk   /ˈbeɪ.bi/ informal us  
to treat an older child as if he or she were a much younger child: The boys were now ten and twelve and didn't want their mother to baby them.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and savingParenting and caring for children
(Definition of baby from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de baby
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “baby” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

nip

to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

Palabra del día

Blog

Lee nuestro blog sobre cómo funciona el inglés

Aprende más

Palabras nuevas

Encuentra palabras y significados que se emplean en inglés desde hace poco, y dinos qué piensas

Aprende más