- a female given name, form of Barbara.
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Examples from the Web for babette
A sharp knife, Babette, for these teal––a duck should be cut, not torn.Captain Brand of the "Centipede"
H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
He examined it, and, to his horror, found that it had been beaten out by the broom of Babette.
Babette was a very fine maid and he should like to see her again.
Babette walked into the room, caught the eye of the mistress, and winked and smiled.
“And you must not come in, Mr Vanslyperken,” replied Babette, pushing him back.