Definition of


  1. (noun, person) (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
  2. (noun, person) a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    she held the baby in her arms
    it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different

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Synonyms of Babe

baby, infant, sister

Origin of the word Babe

  1. late 14c., short for baban (early 13c.), which probably is imitative of baby talk (cf. babble), however in many languages the cognate word means "old woman" (cf. Rus. babushka "grandmother," from baba "peasant woman"). Now mostly superseded by its dim. form baby. Used figuratively for "a childish person" from 1520s. Meaning "attractive young woman" is 1915,… more

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Words that sound like Babe

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