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Baby talk   /bˈeɪbi tɔk/   Listen
Baby talk

noun
1.
An adult's imitation of the speech of a young child.  Synonyms: babytalk, motherese.
2.
The developing speech of a young child.  Synonym: babytalk.






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"Baby talk" Quotes from Famous Books



... she worshipped her children. And she actually sometimes still coquetted heavily with her husband. At twenty she had been addicted to baby talk when endeavouring to coax something out of someone. Her admirers had found it irresistible. At forty it was awful. Her selfishness was colossal. She affected a semi-invalidism and for fifteen years had spent one day a week in bed. She took no exercise ...
— Half Portions • Edna Ferber



Words linked to "Baby talk" :   non-standard speech, motherese



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