Associations to the word «Babe»

Wiktionary

BABE, noun. (literary or poetic) A baby or infant; a very young human or animal.
BABE, noun. (slang) An attractive person, especially a young woman.
BABE, noun. Darling (term of endearment).
BABE IN ARMS, noun. (idiomatic) An infant.
BABE IN ARMS, adjective. A likeness to an infant being cradled in the arms of a parent or caretaker.
BABE IN THE WOOD, noun. Alternative form of babe in the woods
BABE IN THE WOODS, noun. (idiomatic) A person who is innocent, naive, inexperienced, or helpless.
BABE MAGNET, noun. (chiefly North America) (idiomatic) (slang) A person, especially a man, to whom women are attracted.

Dictionary definition

BABE, noun. 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".
BABE, noun. (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats