Definition of babyship in English:

babyship

noun

rare
  • 1= babyhood. Compare babeship. Now rare.

  • 2With preceding possessive adjective: a mock title of respect given to a baby, especially one considered to be excessively pampered.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Minsheu (c1559–1627), lexicographer. From baby + -ship.

Pronunciation

babyship

/ˈbeɪbɪʃɪp/