Definition of baby farming in English:

baby farming

noun

historical, derogatory
  • The lodging and care of (typically unwanted) babies or young children for profit.

adjective

historical, derogatory
  • That practises baby farming.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Pall Mall Gazette. From baby + farming<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in The Northern Echo. From baby + farming, after baby farming.

Pronunciation

baby farming

/ˈbeɪbɪ fɑːmɪŋ/