- a person, especially a child, who cries readily for very little reason.
- a person who complains too much, usually in a whining manner.
- Also cry-ba·by. to cry or complain easily or often.
Origin of crybaby
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Contemporary Examples of crybaby
In general, we want to think people will respond to that, not calling someone a crybaby.The Right, the Left, and Romney's Jerkitude
October 18, 2012
Historical Examples of crybaby
- a person, esp a child, given to frequent crying or complaint
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Word Origin and History for crybaby
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