Definition of baby verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

baby

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbi//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they baby
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbi//
 
he / she / it babies
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbiz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbiz//
 
past simple babied
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbid//
 
past participle babied
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbid//
 
-ing form babying
BrE BrE//ˈbeɪbiɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbeɪbiɪŋ//
 
 
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(babies, babying, babied, babied) baby somebody to treat somebody with too much care, as if they were a baby Word Origin late Middle English: probably imitative of an infant's first attempts at speech.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: baby