Definition of baby talk in English:

baby talk

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Childish talk used by or to young children.
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    • We were too old for baby talk, too young for discussions about philosophy, local politics and international affairs.
    • Forms of baby talk are also used in jocular, intimate conversation.
    • Such baby talk itself originated, she posits, as a response to two other hallmarks of human evolution: upright walking and big brains.

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