ba·by /ˈbebɪ/ 名詞
Ba·by, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, an infant; young or little; as, baby swans. “Baby figure”
Ba·by n.; pl. Babies An infant or young child of either sex; a babe.
2. A small image of an infant; a doll.
Babies in the eyes, the minute reflection which one sees of one's self in the eyes of another.
She clung about his neck, gave him ten kisses,
Toyed with his locks, looked babies in his eyes. --Heywood.
Ba·by, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Babied p. pr. & vb. n. Babying.] To treat like a young child; to keep dependent; to humor; to fondle.
n 1: a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun
to walk or talk; "isn't she too young to have a baby?"
[syn: babe, infant]
2: sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young
women [syn: sister]
3: a very young mammal; "baby rabbits"
4: the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the
baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
5: an immature childish person; "he remained a child in
practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a
baby!" [syn: child]
6: a project of personal concern to someone; "this project is
v : treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper
the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
[syn: pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, coddle,
mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]