babying

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

babying

  1. Present participle of baby.

Noun[edit]

babying (plural babyings)

  1. The act of coddling or pampering somebody.
    • 1976, Jean Rikhoff, The sweetwater (page 159)
      She thought that if she had been beautiful instead of so plain then she might have made out better, but the plainness perhaps went the worst against her; it worked together with the babyings from an Indian; []