[in-fuh nt] /ˈɪn fənt/
a child during the earliest period of its life, especially before he or she can walk; baby.
Law. a person who is not of full age, especially one who has not reached the age of 18 years; a minor.
a beginner, as in experience or learning; novice:
The new candidate is a political infant.
anything in the first stage of existence or progress.
of or relating to infants or :
being in :
an infant king.
being in the earliest stage:
an infant industry.
of or relating to the legal state of ; minor.
a child at the earliest stage of its life; baby
(law) another word for minor (sense 10)
(Brit) a young schoolchild, usually under the age of seven
a person who is beginning or inexperienced in an activity
in an early stage of development; nascent: an infant science or industry
(law) of or relating to the legal status of infancy
late 14c., “child during earliest period of life” (sometimes extended to age 7 and sometimes including a fetus), from Latin infantem (nominative infans) “young child, babe in arms,” noun use of adjective meaning “not able to speak,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + fans, present participle of fari “speak” (see fame (n.)). As an adjective, 1580s, from the noun.
infant in·fant (ĭn’fənt)
A child in the earliest period of life, especially before he or she can walk.
[in-fan-tuh] /ɪnˈfæn tə/ noun 1. a daughter of the king of Spain or of Portugal. 2. an wife. /ɪnˈfæntə/ noun 1. a daughter of a king of Spain or (formerly) Portugal 2. (formerly) the wife of an infante n. “daughter of a king of Spain or Portugal,” c.1600, from Spanish and Portuguese infanta, fem. of […]
noun 1. See under . [ap-nee-uh, ap-nee-uh] /ˈæp ni ə, æpˈni ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. a temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns (infant apnea) and in some adults during sleep (sleep apnea) 2. . n. “suspension of breathing,” also apnoea, 1719, Modern Latin, from Greek apnoia “absence of respiration,” from apnos “without breathing,” […]
[in-fan-tey] /ɪnˈfæn teɪ/ noun 1. any son of the king of Spain or of Portugal who is not heir to the throne. /ɪnˈfæntɪ/ noun 1. (formerly) a son of a king of Spain or Portugal, esp one not heir to the throne
[in-fuh nt] /ˈɪn fənt/ noun 1. a child during the earliest period of its life, especially before he or she can walk; baby. 2. Law. a person who is not of full age, especially one who has not reached the age of 18 years; a minor. 3. a beginner, as in experience or learning; novice: […]