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A simplified form of language used (especially by mothers) in speaking to babies and young children, characterized by repetition, simple sentence structure, limited vocabulary, onomatopoeia, and expressive intonation; child-directed speech; ‘baby talk’.
1970s; earliest use found in New Scientist. From mother + -ese.
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