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{n: baby talk, babytalk, motherese} an adult's imitation of the speech of a young child



{n: baby talk, babytalk} the developing speech of a young child

{n: baby, babe, infant} a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
"isn't she too young to have a baby?"

{n: dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop} an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

{v: babble, blather, smatter, blether, blither} to talk foolishly
"The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

{v: speak, talk} use language
"the baby talks already"
"the prisoner won't speak"
"they speak a strange dialect"


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