baby step: Meaning and Definition of

ba'by step"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in the game of giant steps) the shortest step permitted a player, executed by placing the heel of one foot against the toe of the other and drawing the back foot up to the front foot. Cf. umbrella step.
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