infant infant  /ˈɪn fənt/


  • (n) a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk



  1. The tiniest babies account for 2% of births but half of all infant deaths.
  2. The claim always seemed too good to be true: park your infant in front of a video and, in no time, he or she will be talking and getting smarter than the neighbor's kid.
  3. In its first two years, the human infant displays almost none of its potential.


  1. With infant in car, drunk driver arrested after chase

    By Chris Sheppard   WARWICK, R.I. - An alleged drunk driver is in police custody and an infant is in the hospital, after police arrested a 23 year-old man who was allegedly driving while intoxicated with a baby in the back seat.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: ABC 6 Providence

  2. Livingston infant killed in Kansas car crash

    WELLINGTON, Kan. (AP) -- A Texas infant has been killed in a single-vehicle accident in south-central Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that 6-month-old Azura Rushing, of Livingston, Texas, died Friday when the SUV she was in crashed in Sumner County. The patrol says the SUV rolled and landed on its roof, and the baby died at the scene. A 6-year-old child in the vehicle was also ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

  3. Summer Infant To Present At Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference;Webcast At 2:40 PM

    Summer Infant To Present At Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference;Webcast At 2:40 PM
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  1. "The FDA should be insisting on a zero-tolerance policy for melamine in domestic infant formula until it is able to determine conclusively based on sound independent science that the trace levels would not pose a health risk to infants," DeLauro...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Rosa DeLauro Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Passions fly on immigration," Obama said, "but I don't know anyone who benefits when a mother is separated from her infant child or an employer undercuts American wages by hiring illegal workers."
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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