Definition of Bye-bye

1. Noun. A farewell remark. "They said their good-byes"




Definition of Bye-bye

1. Interjection. (informal often childish) Goodbye. ¹

2. Noun. (colloquial often childish) A goodbye. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial often childish) bedtime for a toddler, going to sleep, going to bed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bye-bye

bycatch
bycatches
bycatching
bycaught
bycause
bycoket
bycokets
byde
byded
bydes
byding
bydweller
bye
bye-blow
bye-blows
bye-bye (current term)
bye-law
bye election
bye law
byelaw
byelaws
byelection
byelections
byeline
byembye
byes
byfall
byform
byforms
bygone

Literary usage of Bye-bye

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1. Heart Songs Dear to the American People by Joe Mitchell Chapple (1909)
"Bye, bye, JO (Only second time.) t CH— Bye, bye, bye, _-»_. ... Darling, be thy slumbers deep! deep, bye, bye, bye, bye. bye, bye, bye, bye, dim. t bye, ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1904)
"When Mammy sing de Bye-Bye, Den de sunlight hides its face, ... When Mammy sings de Bye-Bye, De winter turns ter spring, En you seem ter hear de rustle Of ..."

3. Delsarte Recitation Book by Elsie M. Wilbor (1905)
"... 1 rT \J( Sri Bye bye bye dim. — bye Bye bye bye bye Bye bye watching till thou'rt waking Darling be thy slumber deep. Bye bye bye bye Bye bye bye. ..."

4. Alexander's Gospel Songs by Charles McCallon Alexander (1908)
"Bye and bye, bye and bye, ... bye and bye, 1 J_ т т я N . NK Ü_ - JC*} t^T' i Bye and bye, bye and bye, We're go-ing home to Glo- ry bye and bye. ..."

5. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"[Exchange looks full of meaning] bye-bye. MONTY. bye-bye. CHARLEY. Oh dear, am I the last? Good-bye, dear [Kisses DULCIE]. Monty, come and see me to my ..."

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