crybaby

noun cry·ba·by \ ˈkrī-ˌbā-bē \
Updated on: 1 May 2018

Definition of crybaby

: one who cries or complains easily or often

Examples of crybaby in a Sentence

  1. “Don't be such a crybaby,” she told her little sister.

  2. car trips that were often spoiled by a couple of crybabies in the back seat

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First Known Use of crybaby

1851

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CRYBABY Defined for English Language Learners

crybaby

Definition of crybaby for English Language Learners

  • : a person who cries easily or complains often


CRYBABY Defined for Kids

crybaby

noun cry·ba·by \ ˈkrī-ˌbā-bē \

Definition of crybaby for Students

plural crybabies
: a person who cries easily or who complains often


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