Babyhood - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbeɪbiˌhʊd|  American pronunciation of the word babyhood
Brit.  |ˈbeɪbihʊd|  British pronunciation of the word babyhood

noun

- the early stage of growth or development (syn: infancy)
- the earliest state of immaturity (syn: infancy)

Examples

I hear the baby crying.

The baby is just learning to crawl.

My sister is the baby of the family.

“Only 32? Oh, you're just a baby!”

When it comes to getting shots, I'm a real baby.

Don't be such a baby—you'll get your turn.

Nothing's gone right since my baby went away.

That boy will never learn to stand up for himself if you don't stop babying him.

It looked like he was babying his injured foot.

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