Definition of baby step noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


baby step

BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbi step//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbi step//
[usually plural]
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a small act or measure, usually at the start of a long or difficult process The president is taking baby steps in the direction of reform. Focus on making baby steps at first. Moves so far have been baby steps. The public supports reform but by baby steps. Change has come in baby steps.