baby (

     adj 1: being or befitting or characteristic of an infant; "baby
            rabbits" [syn: baby(a), infant(a), infantile]
     2: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development;
        before complete maturity; "baby carrots"; "new potatoes";
        "young corn" [syn: new, young]
     n 1: 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?"
          [syn: babe, infant]
     2: (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive
        young women [syn: sister]
     3: a very young mammal: "baby rabbits"
     4: the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young); "the
        baby of the family"; "the baby of the Supreme Court"
     5: an immature childish person; "he remained a child in
        practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a
        baby!" [syn: child]
     6: a project of personal concern to someone; "this project is
        his baby"
     v : treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper
         the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
         [syn: pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, coddle,
          mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]