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  • adv. In a babyish manner.


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babyish +‎ -ly


  • For how is it possible to have trouvers and at the same time to call babyishly for your mother?

    A Melody in Silver

  • They had such babyishly small voices that seldom said more than a few words at a time.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • She looked so babyishly young, and so furiously cross.

    Sunny Slopes

  • Miss Orricourt persisted babyishly but with an extremely unenthusiastic glance at Troy.

    Final Curtain

  • It was an eye eloquent with gratitude and babyishly blue.

    The Kingdom Round the Corner A Novel

  • Yet I found it impossible to be angry with them for long, they were so babyishly innocent.

    Mr. Standfast

  • And yet the wine of romance kept her almost babyishly young.

    The Madigans

  • "Are you going?" and Patty put her fingertip in her mouth, and looked babyishly at him.

    Patty's Social Season

  • "From papa," said Patty, putting the tip of her finger in her mouth, and speaking babyishly.

    Patty's Butterfly Days

  • Yet he was almost babyishly tearful in his attempt to make the two correspondents feel that he had not turned back because he was afraid.

    `God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.'


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