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Dictionary entry overview: What does infant mean?
• INFANT (noun)
The noun INFANT has 1 sense:
1. a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
Familiarity information: INFANT used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
Nouns denoting people
isn't she too young to have a baby?
Hypernyms ("infant" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "infant"):
blue baby (an infant born with a bluish color; usually has a defective heart)
cherub (a sweet innocent baby)
godchild (an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism)
test-tube baby (a baby conceived by fertilization that occurs outside the mother's body; the woman's ova are removed and mixed with sperm in a culture medium - if fertilization occurs the blastocyte is implanted in the woman's uterus)
war baby (conceived or born during war)
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