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Definition of infant:

  1. A child in the first period of life, beginning at his birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of age.
  2. A person who is not of full age, or who has not attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age of twenty- one years; a minor.
  3. Intended for young children; as, an infant school.
  4. Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life; tender; not mature; as, infant strength.
  5. Same as Infante.
  6. To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in general.


babe, youth, young, law, youthful, sister, baby, kin, nursling, green, bambino, little one, neonate, immature, infantile, tot.

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