bye-bye

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See also: byè byé

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bye, goodbye.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baɪˈbaɪ/, /ˈbaɪbaɪ/

Interjection[edit]

bye-bye

  1. (informal, often childish) Goodbye.

Noun[edit]

bye-bye (plural bye-byes)

  1. (colloquial, often childish) A goodbye.
  2. (colloquial, often childish) Bedtime for a toddler, going to sleep, going to bed.
    Brush your teeth, it's time to go bye-bye.
    Synonym: beddy-bye

Descendants[edit]

  • → Chinese: 拜拜 (bàibai)
  • → Japanese: バイバイ (baibai)
  • Turkish: baybay

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