bye-byes


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bye-byes

n
(functioning as singular) an informal word, used esp to children, for sleep: go to bye-byes.
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bye-byes

[ˈbaɪˌbaɪz] NPL (baby talk) to go bye-byesdormirse, quedar dormido
it's time to go bye-byeses hora de acostarte
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References in classic literature ?
Lie down between the Drums an' go to bye-bye. Those two boys will watch your slumbers.'
Friend I used to wish you'd at least leave by half past one, I used to secretly curse when the clock struck two And you were still here grumbling about your mate John, At last I had to speak, the fuse finally blew, A simple twist of fate, and it was bye to you, And with that one 'bye' and you, all my 'bye-byes' flew, I haven't had a wink of sleep since you've been gone, Another 5am comes with nothing at all, Oh stars and seas, how much longer will this go on?