bottle baby

(redirected from bottle babies)

bottle baby

One who is apt to get drunk; an alcoholic. A: "Has she gone out drinking every night this week?" B: "Yeah. I'm starting to worry that she's turning into a bottle baby."
See also: baby, bottle

bottle baby

n. an alcoholic. The bottle babies sat there, waiting to be thrown out at closing time.
See also: baby, bottle
References in periodicals archive ?
Bottle babies are very young kittens that are still drinking milk and too young for kibble.
Caring for "bottle babies," the youngest, tiniest and most vulnerable kittens, is highly labor intensive.
Because of these special needs, Deisler and her staff decided that focusing on bottle babies was not the best use of the nursery facility.
not only to foster bottle babies but also to work in the nursery.
* Not have a nursing bottle Babies who constantly carry a bottle or are put to bed with a bottle full of juice or milk develop "nursing bottle caries." Water will not harm the teeth for prolonged periods.