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Definition of "babe" [babe]

  • A baby; an infant. (noun)
  • An innocent or naive person. (noun)
  • Slang A young woman. (noun)
  • Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment. (noun)
  • A baby (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A naive, gullible, or unsuspecting person (often in the phrase a babe in arms) (noun)
  • A young woman or man perceived as being sexually attractive (noun)

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Use "babe" in a sentence
  • "I. ii.118 (294,1) like a babe] That is a _weeping babe_."
  • "Among those risking romantic rejection and public humiliation is a ski instructor keen to propose in salopettes, a sailor who uses the word "babe" as punctuation, and a civil servant who stores his engagement ring in a laundry tablet dispersal bag."
  • "He watched the word babe hit her across the face like a hard slap, along with more he didn’t mean, but somehow couldn’t stop from saying."