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bye-byes Line breaks: bye-byes

Definition of bye-byes in English:


[mass noun]
A child’s word for sleep: definitely not the book to read before bye-byes
More example sentences
  • He thinks that it's like when you say it's time to go bye-byes.
  • I shut my computer off at the wall every night before bye byes otherwise the router is blazing out all night.
  • ‘Two seconds baby. Then you can have a nice warm drink before bye-byes.’


Mid 19th century: from the sound bye-bye, long used as a refrain in lullabies.

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