Definition of babyishness in English:




See babyish

  • ‘We can become enraged at schoolchildren who want to hold onto their babyishness, in much the same way as we are infuriated by prolonged breastfeeding.’
  • ‘You can't help but be struck by the sheer befuddled babyishness of the apologists.’
  • ‘What struck me most about this story was not its babyishness: it was that such behaviour has become an anachronism.’
  • ‘One of the attendees (11 years old) would not participate due to the babyishness of the bounce houses.’
  • ‘Though the change was slight, he saw that they had both lost a little of their babyishness.’