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baby talk

noun

Simple Definition of baby talk

  • : the speech used by very young children who are learning to talk or by adults who are speaking to young children

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of baby talk

  1. 1 a :  the consciously imperfect or altered speech used by adults in speaking to small children b :  the syntactically imperfect speech or phonetically modified forms used by small children learning to talk

  2. 2 :  oversimplified speech or writing

1788

First Known Use of baby talk

1788


Medical Dictionary

baby talk

noun

Medical Definition of baby talk

  1. 1:  the syntactically imperfect speech or phonetically modified forms used by small children learning to talk

  2. 2:  the consciously imperfect or altered speech often used by adults in speaking to small children




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