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American English: /ˈbeɪbi/
British English: /ˈbeɪbi/

Translation of baby in Spanish:

noun plural babies

  • 1 1.1 (infant)
    bebé (masculine)
    niño, (-ña) (masculine, feminine)
    bebe, (-ba) (masculine, feminine) (Peru) (River Plate area)
    guagua (feminine) (Andes)
    I'm going to have a baby
    estoy embarazada
    voy a tener un hijo or un niño
    I'm having a baby in May
    espero un niño para mayo
    she's having the baby at home
    va a tener el niño or a dar a luz en casa
    he cried like a baby
    lloró como un niño
    don't be such a baby!
    ¡no seas niño!
    to leave somebody holding the baby (British English)
    cargarle el muerto a alguien [colloquial]
    to throw the baby out with the bathwater
    tirar las frutas frescas con las pochas
    Example sentences
    • The ultrasound probe is used mainly for head scanning of newborn babies and young children.
    • You know how to tell a boy baby from a girl baby without having to look at their genitalia?
    • The quadruplets, two boys and two girl babies, are also Niloufer Hospital's first.
    1.2 (animal)
    Example sentences
    • Three capybaras have been born at the popular animal park and the babies are now delighting visitors as they lap up the autumn sunshine.
    • And he accepted without censure that its impulse to slaughter the babies of other animals was entirely natural.
    • She said a box with a mother rabbit, her four babies and another adult female were found by her husband Mike when making final checks by the main gate at 2am yesterday.
    1.3 (youngest member)
    benjamín, (-mina) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He was only 12 and the baby of the family as our other children have all grown up and left home.
    • Thérèse had been the adored baby of her family, instructed every day by two elder sisters who proceeded her into the Carmelite convent in Lisieux.
    • The Range Rover badge carries with it a lot of prestige and, while this is the baby of the family, it's still more desirable than anything from Japan.
    1.4 (pet, concern) [colloquial]the campaign is her baby
    la campaña es su proyecto or su criatura
    Example sentences
    • I believe it's your baby now but please do some more research.
    • It's my baby so I don't really have any time for any other bands.
    • Granted, it's his baby, and he can do what he wants with it, but he introduced it as an action/adventure entertainment show.
    Example sentences
    • This is the only way you can purchase this baby at a discounted price.
    • That's not his everyday car, it's his baby.
    • I personally would not do it, simply because my laptop is my baby.
  • 2 (girlfriend)
    (esp American English) [colloquial]
    nena (feminine) [colloquial]
    chica (feminine)
    (as form of address)
    (boyfriend) chico (masculine)
    (as form of address)
    Example sentences
    • She was such a bright, vivacious person, my angel, my star, my baby.
    • As for telling us to grow up and grow some hair, I'd love to, baby, I really would.
    • I do love you baby.


  • 2 (small)
    Example sentences
    • Not the display case where you can buy fake nose rings and baby tees and mini glowsticks to roll around on your tongue.
    • The shirt was a pink baby tee with a tiny pocket on the right side of my chest.
    • Looking for a used grand or baby grand piano?
    Example sentences
    • Courgettes are actually baby marrows, just picked earlier from the plant.
    • Any vegetable producer tan package baby carrots or cut-up celery in individual portions.
    • If you want to be veggie, go for the selection of baby vegetables with garlic flavoured tomato concentrate.

transitive verb -bies, -bying, -bied

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