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babyish

Encyclopedia

  • In neoteny, the physiological (or somatic) development of an animal or organism is slowed Ultimately this process results in the retention, in the adults of a species, of juvenile. — “Neoteny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • 1 Babyish. 2 Mixed Languages. 3 Spanglish. 4 Category usage. 5 List about Babyish seems to be a fictional pidgin, a personal rather than a community conlang. — “Talk:Pidgin/Archive 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Their popularity as pets stems from their babyish appearance and their smaller cage space requirement compared to larger rabbit breeds. However, crosses rarely look as babyish as the purebred dwarfs and are usually somewhat larger. — “Netherland Dwarf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Why," said Stubb, eyeing the velvet vest and the watch and seals, "you may as well begin by telling him that he looks a sort of babyish to me, though I don't pretend to be a judge." — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Pretty loving, indeed! and both times together you have seen Linton hardly four hours in your life! Now here is the babyish trash. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte
  • He was but eleven months and nine days old and, though still a tiny toddler, was just beginning to lisp his first babyish words. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • And yet this intonation and manner of speaking impressed Alyosha as almost incredibly incongruous with the childishly simple and happy expression of her face, the soft, babyish joy in her eyes. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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