Babe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |beɪb|  American pronunciation of the word babe
Brit.  |beɪb|  British pronunciation of the word babe


- a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk (syn: baby, infant)


...although I worked with film for years, I'm just a babe as far as digital photography is concerned...

...a babe in arms, too young even to crawl...

I'm sorry, babe, I didn't mean it.

My God, what a babe!

She used to be a babe, and now she's a tub!

...the image of a mother suckling her babe is a standard artistic symbol of maternal love and nurturing...

Babe slipped and fell flat on her face.

He was like a babe in the woods when he first came to New York.

Look what a jolly babe!

Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth were 1936 inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Word forms

singular: babe
plural: babes
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