Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

babyish - thesaurus entry

Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

adjective
  1. 1
    showing disapproval appropriate only for a baby or young child, not for an adult or older child

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of babyish

  2. 2
    like a baby

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of babyish

English version of definition of babyish

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

slay

to kill someone in a violent way

Open Dictionary

flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog