形容词: babyish 比较级: babier 最高级: babiest 名词: babyhood 名词复数: babies 过去式: babied 过去分词: babied 现在分词: babying 第三人称单数: babies
baby 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:30
n. babies 13
The other photo showed a human baby.
The baby is just one day old and has not yet left hospital.
He turned up at the hospital bearing gifts for the new mother Lindsey and her baby boy.
Why did the researchers test the babies with drumbeats?
幼猴；人类婴儿 The baby monkey is much more developed at birth than the human baby .
baby girl 女婴；小女孩
have a baby 生孩子
baby boy 男婴；小男孩
baby boom 婴儿潮；生育高峰
baby food 婴儿食品；儿童食品
baby formula 婴幼儿配方奶粉；婴幼儿配方
baby carriage 婴儿车；童车（等于baby buggy，carriage）
baby stroller 婴儿推车
come on baby 宝宝总动员（一款韩国街机游戏）；来吧宝贝儿
baby teeth 乳牙
baby blue n. 淡蓝色
baby shower 宝宝派对（在孩子出生前举办的特殊派对）
baby face n. 娃娃脸
baby talk 儿语
baby sitter 临时替人看小孩者；照顾婴孩者
baby carrier 童车；婴儿背带；轻型航空母舰
baby car 微型小客车
baby wear 婴儿装
test-tube baby n. [医]试管婴儿
tiny baby 个儿小的婴儿
嬰兒;年齡最小的人;小動物a.嬰兒似的Next year the bearded bear will bear a dear baby in the rear.明年,長胡子的熊將在後方產一頭可愛的小崽.
1. a very young child or animal
The baby’s crying!
a newborn baby
My sister’s expecting a baby.
She had a baby last year.
a baby boy / girl
baby food / clothes
a baby monkey / blackbird
2. (informal) the youngest member of a family or group
He’s the baby of the team.
3. (disapproving) a person who behaves like a young child and is easily upset
Stop crying and don’t be such a baby.
4. (slang, especially NAmE) a word used to address sb, especially your wife, husband or lover, in a way that expresses affection but that can be offensive if used by a man to a woman he does not know
▪ be your / sb’s baby (informal) to be a plan or project that sb is responsible for and cares about because they have created it
▪ leave sb holding the ‘baby (informal) to suddenly make sb responsible for sth important that is really your responsibility
He changed to another job and we were left holding the baby.
▪ throw the baby out with the ‘bathwater (informal) to lose sth that you want at the same time as you are trying to get rid of sth that you do not want
⇨ more at candy , sleep v.
[only before noun] baby vegetables are a very small version of particular vegetables, or are picked when they are very small
(ba·bies, baby·ing, ba·bied, ba·bied)
[VN] to treat sb with too much care, as if they were a baby
The baby is crying.
She gave birth to a baby on Thursday.
What do you think of your new baby sister?
→ test-tube baby
2 YOUNG ANIMAL 幼小的动物 a very young animal 幼兽；雏鸟
3 VEGETABLE 蔬菜 a type of vegetable which is grown to be much smaller than usual or is eaten before it has grown to its normal size 幼嫩的蔬菜〔指未长成就可食用的蔬菜〕
4 YOUNGEST 最年幼的 a younger child in a family, often the youngest 〔家中〕最小的孩子
Clare is the baby of the family.
5 WOMAN 女人 spoken
a) used to address someone that you love 亲爱的〔用于称呼所爱的人〕
Relax, baby – we’re on holiday.
b) not polite used to address a young woman that you do not know 小妞〔用于称呼不认识的年轻女子〕
6 SILLY PERSON 不聪明的人 someone, especially an older child, who is not behaving in a brave way 幼稚的人〔尤指较大的孩子〕；胆怯的人
Don’t be a baby!
7 RESPONSIBILITY 责任 something special that someone has developed or is responsible for 差事，任务；分内之事
Don’t ask me about the building contract – that’s Robert’s baby.
8 THING 东西 informal something, especially a piece of equipment or a machine, that you care about a lot 宝贝东西〔尤指你很喜欢的器材或机器〕
This baby can reach speeds of 130 miles per hour.
→ throw the baby out with the bathwater at throw1(37)
baby2 verb (babied, babying, babies) [transitive] to be too kind to someone and look after them as if they were a baby 把…当婴儿般照顾
Origin baby1 (1300-1400) babe
1.N-COUNT 可数名词婴儿；婴孩 A baby is a very young child, especially one that cannot yet walk or talk.
She used to take care of me when I was a baby…
My wife has just had a baby…
Claire had to dress her baby sister.
2.N-COUNT 可数名词（动物）幼崽；幼兽；幼鸟 A baby animal is a very young animal.
【搭配模式】：usu N n
…a baby elephant.
3.ADJ 形容词（蔬菜）幼嫩的 Baby vegetables are vegetables picked when they are very small.
Serve with baby new potatoes.
4.N-VOC; N-COUNT 称呼名词；可数名词宝贝儿（昵称，尤用于年轻女性） Some people use baby as an affectionate way of addressing someone, especially a young woman, or referring to them.
You have to wake up now, baby…
He was confused, poor baby.
5.PHRASE 短语把婴儿和洗澡水一起倒掉；将精华连同糟粕一起丢弃；不分好坏地全盘抛弃 If you throw the baby out with the bath water, you lose the good parts of something as well as the bad parts, because you reject it as a whole instead of just removing what is bad.
6.PHRASE 短语替他人擦屁股；替别人干苦差事 If you are left holding the baby, you are put in a situation where you are responsible for something, often in an unfair way because other people fail or refuse to take responsibility for it.
You go off round the world, and leave me to hold the baby.
in AM, use 美国英语用 be left holding the bag
plural babies [count] 1
a : a very young child婴儿
She had the baby yesterday. = She gave birth to the baby yesterday.
Are you expecting a baby? [=are you pregnant?] 你怀孕了吗？
I hear the baby crying.
The baby is just learning to crawl.
— often used before another noun常用于另一名词前
a baby girl/boy
a baby monitor
(US) I gave my sister a baby shower. [=a party at which gifts are given to a woman who is pregnant] 我给我妹妹举办了一场迎婴派对。
She has a real baby face. [=a face that resembles the face of a baby; a face that looks young and innocent] 她实在是长着一张娃娃脸。
b : a very young animal幼崽
a bird and its babies
— often used before another noun常用于另一名词前
a baby bird
a baby deer
a : the youngest member of a group（成员中）年龄最小者
My sister is the baby of the family.
— often used before another noun 常用于另一名词前
my baby sister
b : someone who is young in comparison with others（相比之下）较年轻者
“Only 32? Oh, you’re just a baby!”
c : someone who behaves like a child
especially : someone who is afraid or who complains a lot孩子气的人；（尤指）胆怯的人，老爱抱怨的人
When it comes to getting shots, I’m a real baby.
Don’t be such a baby—you’ll get your turn.
a : a lover or sweetheart爱人；心上人
Nothing’s gone right since my baby went away.
◊ This sense of baby is common in song lyrics.此义项的baby常见于歌词中。
b — used as an informal way of addressing a lover, friend, etc. — used especially by men to address women and by women to address men心肝儿，宝贝儿（用作对爱人、好友等的非正式称呼，尤用于男女间的称呼）
I missed you, baby.
◊ This sense of baby is sometimes used in a very informal way by men to address an attractive woman.此义项的baby有时被男性用来称呼迷人的女子，是一种很不正式的表达方式。
Hey baby, nice car!
◊ Using baby to address someone you do not know well may cause offense.用baby称呼不太熟悉的人可能引起冒犯。
: something that someone has created and developed with special personal attention or interest（倾注了个人心血和兴趣的）创作，作品
This project is my baby.
hold the baby
— see 1hold
throw out the baby with the bathwater informal
: to get rid of something you want while trying to get rid of something you do not want把婴儿和洗澡水一起倒掉；良莠不分一起抛；不分好坏全盘否定
If you ignore her message because you don’t like the way she presents it, you will be throwing out the baby with the bathwater.
— babyhood /ˈbeɪbiˌhʊd/ noun [noncount] We watched him grow from babyhood to adulthood.
— babyish /ˈbeɪbijɪʃ/ adjective [more babyish; most babyish] babyish behavior/toys
2 baby /ˈbeɪbi/ adjective
always used before a noun
: very small : much smaller than usual极小的；小型的
a baby grand piano
Take baby steps.
3 baby /ˈbeɪbi/ verb
babies; babied; babying [+ object] 1
: to treat (someone) like a baby : to be kind or too kind to (someone)婴儿般对待；百般呵护
That boy will never learn to stand up for himself if you don’t stop babying him.
I babied myself [=pampered myself] with a trip to the spa.
: to operate or treat (something) in a very careful and gentle way小心翼翼地操作；小心对待
baby a car
It looked like he was babying his injured foot.