Definition of SIDS noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌes aɪ diː ˈes//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌes aɪ diː ˈes//
; BrE BrE//sɪdz//
; NAmE NAmE//sɪdz//
[uncountable] Babies
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the abbreviation for sudden infant death syndrome (the sudden death while sleeping of a baby which appears to be healthy) synonym cot death See related entries: Babies
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: SIDS