Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: baby

1. baby (om person) a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)babe, infant


Mindre specifikke termerchild, kid


Mere specifikke termerabandoned infant, blue baby, cherub, foundling, godchild, neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant, nurseling, nursling, papoose, pappoose, suckling, test-tube baby, war baby

2. baby (om person) the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe baby of the family.
The baby of the Supreme Court.


Mindre specifikke termerissue, offspring, progeny

3. baby (om person) an immature childish person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived.
Stop being a baby!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)child


Mindre specifikke termerindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

4. baby (om person) an unborn child; a human fetus


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby.
It was great to feel my baby moving about inside.


Mindre specifikke termerfetus, foetus

5. baby (om person) (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)babe, sister


Mindre specifikke termerfille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman


Overordnet anvendelseargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

6. baby (om dyr) a very young mammal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBaby rabbits.


Mindre specifikke termeryoung mammal

7. baby (om handling) a project of personal concern to someone


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis project is his baby.


Mindre specifikke termerlabor, project, task, undertaking


Engelsk udsagnsord: baby

1. baby (om adfærd) treat with excessive indulgence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGrandparents often pamper the children.
Let's not mollycoddle our students!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cocker, coddle, cosset, featherbed, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerdo by, handle, treat









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