babishly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

babish +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

babishly (comparative more babishly, superlative most babishly)

  1. In a babyish manner; childishly.
    • 1848, John Whitgift and John Ayre, Works of Archbishop Whitgift, page 12:
      Is not this a proper kind of reasoning? is this the reverence due to the scriptures, thus babishly to abuse them?

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