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

Translation of baby in Spanish:

noun plural babies

  • 1 1.1 (infant) 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)
    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)
    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 US) [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 babies, babying, babied

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