baby face

  1. a face having a bland babyish or childish appearance, especially a plump, small-featured face unmarked by characteristic lines.

  2. a person having such a face.

Origin of baby face

First recorded in 1705–15

Other words from baby face

  • baby-faced, adjective

Words Nearby baby face Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use baby face in a sentence

  • The vivid mark was offering its crimson tinge sharply against the dead blue of the rest of the baby face.

    Tess of the Storm Country | Grace Miller White
  • A pale, pinched baby face looked up at him wonderingly, the golden hair shining with celestial glory in the moonlight.

    The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
  • Then, the heavy brows of Aggie would draw down a little, and the baby face would harden.

    Within the Law | Marvin Dana

British Dictionary definitions for baby-face


  1. a smooth round face like a baby's

  2. a person with such a face

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