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See also: babytalk
- (linguistics) The form of speech used by adults in talking to very young children.
- 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter III, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
- [...] while not a super-goof like some of the female goofs I'd met, she was quite goofy enough to be going on with. Her whole aspect was that of a girl who at the drop of a hat would start talking baby talk.
- babytalk (verb)
form of speech used when talking to babies