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Synonyms for babytalk

an adult's imitation of the speech of a young child

the developing speech of a young child


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I never like to write down towards children, you shouldn't babytalk them," said the grandfather.
He continued to "vocalize," making the whistles and wheezes of killer-whale communication, just talking to himself, but he did so less and less, and in the end it became a kind of babytalk.
Its two flagship brands are Parenting, the nation's leading magazine for moms, and the Babytalk portfolio, which includes the monthly Babytalk magazine and its siblings Babytalk First Months and Babytalk Mom-to-Be.
To further her own career and job opportunities, Lisa is now a partner in a new all- woman production company called Babytalk Productions.
It was a fateful day when someone congratulated Maureen Dowd on her cutesie, babytalk style of political satire.
So, for instance, a recent issue of Babytalk, a publication of Parenting magazine, featured on its cover a "Shocking Report: Race & Your Baby's Health," which clearly suggested that subtle and overt racism play a significant role in the higher infant mortality rates of black babies, though it provided no evidence to back up this claim.
Nick -- intertwined from childhood, overlapping in the mind, Nick poor and lowly and Jesus wearing red cap with pompon, lisping in divine babytalk his soft "Ho ho ho.
In conception, Guest and Levy seemed less interested in owners looking like their dogs and communicating with them in babytalk -- although there's a good bit of both -- than with character quirks.
BabyTalk is claimed to lay the foundation for all later learning and can be started as early as the first few months of a baby's life.
Who but a five-year-old could be enamored of a cutsie-pie alien named Jar Jar Binks, who dresses a bit like the Honeymooners' Ed Norton, keeps doing pratfalls, and speaks a babytalk patter?
The BabyTalk Relationship Marketing Program has a goal to assist healthcare providers disseminate health related information in new, innovative and creative ways.
The Wedding Network was launched in August 1997 and has 5,000 registrants; BabyTalk & Shop is two weeks old.
Spock says, "For his spirit to grow normally, he needs someone to dote on him, to think he's the most wonderful baby in the world, to make noises and babytalk at him, to hug and smile at him, to keep him company during wakeful periods.
The least helpful are silently to refill the milk glass, or to say, "here milky in cuppy," or some other form of nongrammatical babytalk.
Show off your baby's smarts with the NUK[R] Babytalk Learner Cups - and help her transition to sippy cups in style.