There are 3 translations of baby in Spanish:

baby1

Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪbi/

n (pl babies)

  • 1 1.1 (infant) bebé (m), niño, -ña (m,f), bebe, -ba (m,f) (Per, RPl) , guagua (f) (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 sb holding the baby (BrE) cargarle* el muerto a algn [familiar/colloquial] to throw the baby out with the bathwater tirar las frutas frescas con las pochas
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    • 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) cría (f)
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    • 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 (m,f)
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    • 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/familiar] the campaign is her baby la campaña es su proyecto or su criatura
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    • 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.
  • 2 (girlfriend) (esp AmE) [colloquial/familiar], nena (f) [familiar/colloquial], chica (f); (as form of address) nena, cariño; (boyfriend) chico (m); (as form of address) cariño
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of baby in Spanish:

baby2

adj

  • 1.1 (infant) baby boy niño (m), nene (m), varón (m) (esp AmL) baby girl niña (f), nena (f) my baby brother/sister mi hermanito/hermanita a baby bear un osito 1.2 (small) [clams/corn] pequeño
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    • 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?
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    • 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.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of baby in Spanish:

baby3

vt (-bies, -bying, -bied)

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.