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babe

 (bāb)
n.
1. A baby; an infant.
2. An innocent or naive person.
3. Slang A person considered to be sexually attractive.
4. Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.

[Middle English, perhaps imitative of the syllable "ba" frequent in infant babbling.]

babe

(beɪb)
n
1. a baby
2. informal a naive, gullible, or unsuspecting person (often in the phrase a babe in arms)
3. informal a young woman or man perceived as being sexually attractive

babe

(beɪb)

n.
1. a baby or small child.
2. an inexperienced or naive person.
3. Slang.
a. Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a girl or woman.
b. (sometimes cap.) an affectionate or familiar term of address.
[1150–1200; Middle English; early Middle English baban, probably orig. a nursery word]
usage: Definition 4a is sometimes used with disparaging intent and perceived as insulting or demeaning to women. Definition 4b is an affectionate term of address used by a man or woman to a sweetheart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.babe - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talkbabe - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
blue baby - an infant born with a bluish color; usually has a defective heart
cherub - a sweet innocent baby
child, kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
abandoned infant, foundling - a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
godchild - an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant - a baby from birth to four weeks
nurseling, nursling, suckling - an infant considered in relation to its nurse
papoose, pappoose - an American Indian infant
test-tube baby - a baby conceived by fertilization that occurs outside the mother's body; the woman's ova are removed and mixed with sperm in a culture medium - if fertilization occurs the blastocyte is implanted in the woman's uterus
war baby - conceived or born during war
2.babe - (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young womenbabe - (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"

babe

noun
1. (Informal) darling, love, baby, dear, dearest, honey, sweetheart, sweetie (informal) I'm sorry, babe. I didn't mean it.
2. (Informal) attractive young woman, siren, charmer, vamp (informal), femme fatale (French), temptress, Lorelei, seductress, Circe This is not a case of idle babe worship among howling teens.
3. baby, child, innocent, infant, bairn (Scot.), suckling, newborn child, babe in arms, nursling innocent as newborn babes

babe

noun
1. A very young child:
2. A guileless, unsophisticated person:
3. Slang. A person regarded as physically attractive:
beauty, belle (used of a woman), lovely, stunner.
Slang: doll, hunk (used of a man), knockout, looker, stud (used of a man).
Translations
طِفل رَضيع
nemluvně
babyspædbarn
kornabarn
kūdikis
bērniņšmazulis
nemluvňa

babe

[beɪb]
A. N
1. (liter, o.f.) → criatura f
2. (esp US) → chica f; (in direct address) → nena f
B. CPD babe in arms Nniño/a m/f de pecho

babe

[ˈbeɪb] n
(mainly US) (= honey) (term of address)ma poule
(= attractive woman) → canon m , super nana f
She's a real babe! → C'est un vrai canon!
the former Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson → Pamela Anderson, la super nana qui jouait dans Baywatch beach babe
(old-fashioned) (= baby) → bébé m
newborn babes → les nouveaux-nésbabe-in-arms [ˌbeɪbɪnˈɑːrmz] ntout petit bébé m

babe

n
(liter)Kindlein nt (liter); babe in arms (esp Brit) → Säugling m
(esp US inf) → Baby nt (inf), → Puppe f (inf); hey Susie/Mike babe!he du, Susie!/Mike!
(inf: = girl) → Schnalle f (sl), → Tussi f (sl), → Braut f (sl) ? also baby e

babe

[beɪb] n (old) → bimbo/a, bebè m inv (esp Am) (fam) (endearment) → piccolo/a, tesoro
babe in arms → bimbo/a in fasce (fig) → ingenuo/a

babe

(beib) noun
1. a baby. a babe in arms (= a small baby not yet able to walk).
2. see baby.