Definition of baby doll in English:

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baby doll

Pronunciation:

noun

1A doll designed to look like a baby.
1.1US informal, dated A girl or woman with pretty, ingenuous, childlike looks.

adjective

(baby-doll)
Denoting a style of women’s clothing or sleepwear resembling that traditionally worn by a doll or young child, especially short, high-waisted, short-sleeved dresses.
Example sentences
  • The baby-doll style cardigan on the right is by Paul and Joe.
  • At Cocoa Lilly, West Mall, female buyers seem to be impressed by brightly-coloured tops, particularly those in the baby-doll style.
  • This very care-free line has reintroduced the delicious baby-doll sun dress: pleated, colored and held in place by top-stitched bands.

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Syllabification: ba·by doll

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