bottle-fed

adj.
Bottle-fed is used with these nouns: ↑baby

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • bottle-fed — adjective That has been fed by bottle …   Wiktionary

  • bottle-fed — adjective (of an infant) given milk from a bottle • Ant: ↑breast fed …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle-feed — bottle feeds, bottle feeding, bottle fed VERB If you bottle feed a baby, you give it milk or a liquid like milk in a bottle rather than the baby sucking milk from its mother s breasts. [V n] New fathers love bottle feeding their babies. [V ed] …   English dictionary

  • bottle-feed — past tense and past participle bottle fed v [T] to feed a baby or young animal with milk from a bottle rather than from their mother s breast >bottle feeding n [U] >bottle fed adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottle baby — noun : a baby fed chiefly or wholly on the bottle as contrasted with a baby that is chiefly or wholly breast fed * * * an infant fed by bottle from birth, as distinguished from one who is breast fed. [1890 95] * * * bottle baby, 1. an infant who… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle-feed — v.tr. (past and past part. fed) feed (a baby) with milk by means of a bottle. * * * ˈbottle feed [bottle feed bottle feeds bottle fed bottle feeding] verb transiti …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle-feed — UK / US verb [transitive] Word forms bottle feed : present tense I/you/we/they bottle feed he/she/it bottle feeds present participle bottle feeding past tense bottle fed past participle bottle fed to feed a baby with milk from a bottle rather… …   English dictionary

  • bottle-feed — /bot l feed /, v., bottle fed, bottle feeding. v.t. 1. to nurse or feed (an infant or young animal) with milk or other nourishment from a nursing bottle. 2. to nurture or teach with exaggerated care: We had to bottle feed the new salesman on how… …   Universalium

  • bottle-feed — [c]/ˈbɒtl fid/ (say botl feed) verb (bottle fed, bottle feeding) –verb (t) 1. to feed (a baby or young animal) with prepared milk from a bottle (opposed to breastfeed). –verb (i) 2. to feed a baby in this manner. 3. (of a baby) to feed from the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bottle-feed — verb past tense and past participle bottle fed (T) to feed a baby or young animal with milk from a bottle rather than from their mother s breast bottle feeding noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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