Definition of babish in English:

babish

(also babbish)

adjective

  • 1archaic, literary Characteristic of or befitting a baby; having features associated with a baby; baby-like.

  • 2archaic, literary, derogatory Unduly childish; babyish, infantile; immature.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From babe + -ish.

Pronunciation

babish

/ˈbeɪbɪʃ/