beddy-bye


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beddy-bye

A baby-talk expression for going to sleep, or that it is time to go to sleep; bedtime. Aw, you're so sleepy, let's go beddy-bye!
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Unfortunately, when it's beddy-bye time, the last thing he wants is to be on his own.
Always sticking to you, like a grubby lump of chewing gum, or a clingy toddler, when it's time for beddy-byes.
Then it's off to beddy-byes , snuggling up with Gaynor
``We usually work 12 hour days,or at least until it gets dark.By the time we've cooked our meals it's probably 8.30 or 9pm.We watch the telly for an hour or so,and then it's beddy-byes to be ready for an early start.''
BEDTIME (BBC1, 10.30pm) THE whole raison d'etre for this series comes from the notion that beddy-byes signals the most dangerous and explosive part of the day.
So don't expect to be able to relax with a nice cup of cocoa when it's time for beddy-byes.
At least, I put my kids down, when it's time for their beddy-byes. And I've never been afraid to wear tight, stone-washed jeans around Downing Street.