Main definitions of baby farming in English

: baby farming1baby farming2

baby farming1

noun

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

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Pall Mall Gazette. From baby + farming.

Pronunciation

baby farming

/ˈbeɪbɪ fɑːmɪŋ/

Main definitions of baby farming in English

: baby farming1baby farming2

baby farming2

adjective

historical
derogatory
  • That practises baby farming.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Northern Echo. From baby + farming, after baby farming.

Pronunciation

baby farming

/ˈbeɪbɪ fɑːmɪŋ/