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babymoon

Syllabification: ba·by·moon
Pronunciation: /ˈbābēˌmo͞on
 
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Definition of babymoon in English:

noun

informal
1A relaxing or romantic vacation taken by parents-to-be before their baby is born: on the eve of my third trimester, we boarded a plane for a week-long babymoon among the quiet canals of Amsterdam
More example sentences
  • The couple, traveling the world on their babymoon, were left alone for the most part and tried to blend into the crowd of tourists.
  • The site, which details more than 200 babymoon packages all over the world, has received more than 550,000 hits.
  • Audrey was five months' pregnant when she and husband Rory took a babymoon to America.
1.1A period of time following the birth of a baby during which the new parents can focus on establishing a bond with their child: a babymoon is regarded as a crucial time for a family to establish itself
More example sentences
  • Your babymoon is an important occasion where you and baby are getting to know each other on the outside.
  • A babymoon is important because it allows parents the precious time to be totally present with their new baby.
  • Rather than let the initial problems spoil the babymoon, she resolved to keep trying until she could breastfeed successfully.

Origin

1970s: blend of baby and honeymoon.

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