Meaningn 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]