Definition of bottle-feed in English:


Line breaks: bottle-feed


[with object]
  • Feed (a baby) with milk from a feeding bottle: (as adjective bottle-fed) a bottle-fed baby (as noun bottle-feeding) 80% of dads help with the bottle-feeding
    More example sentences
    • Diana was surprised when doctors asked her whether she would be breast- or bottle-feeding her new baby.
    • According to Emerling, breast-fed babies and bottle-fed babies grow differently.
    • If your baby is bottle-fed, follow the same process, i.e., interrupt feeding and make your baby burp at least twice or thrice while feeding.

More definitions of bottle-feed

Definition of bottle-feed in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space