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bye-bye

(bī′bī′, bī-bī′)
interj.
Used to express farewell.
adv. Informal
1. Away.
2. To bed; to sleep: "[Live Senate television is] a great way to go bye-bye. Pretty soon you're asleep" (William Proxmire).

[Reduplication of bye.]

bye-bye

(interj. ˈbaɪˈbaɪ; n., adv. ˈbaɪˌbaɪ)

interj. n.
2. Baby Talk. sleep.
adv.
3. go bye-bye, Baby Talk. to leave; depart; go out.
Idiom.
[1700–10; appar. orig. nursery phrase used to lull a child to sleep, later construed as reduplicative form of by2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bye-bye - a farewell remarkbye-bye - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
farewell, word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
Translations

bye-bye

[ˌbaɪˈbaɪ] EXCL¡adiós!, ¡hasta luego!, chao or chau (esp LAm)

bye-bye

interj (inf)Wiedersehen (inf); that’s bye-bye £200(da sind) £ 200 futsch! (inf)
n to go (to) bye-byes (Brit baby-talk) or bye-bye (US baby-talk) → in die Heia gehen (baby-talk)
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