bottle baby ExamplesWord Origin noun
- an infant fed by bottle from birth, as distinguished from one who is breast-fed.
Origin of bottle baby First recorded in 1890–95 Examples from the Web for bottle baby Historical Examples of bottle baby
This is the filler fidgeted for by Juno before she weaned Hercules—who was no bottle-baby—and fed to him afterward.
I was leadin’ in prayer when Elder Bliss was a bottle-baby, at least he looks it if ever I see one.
Laura E. Richards