Recent Examples of baby talk from the Web
West, hearing the braps, skrrts, and yughs of his peers, has responded with baby talk: scoop!
Commonplace among languages around the world, baby talk involves speaking to infants in a high-pitched, exaggerated way.
Know Your Audience The results suggest dogs do seem to prefer the canine version of baby talk.
Gizmodo reports that in a study that's been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, puppies respond to baby talk, but full-grown dogs are apathetic to your cooing.
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BABY TALK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of baby talk for English Language Learners
: the speech used by very young children who are learning to talk or by adults who are speaking to young children
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