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bae

[ bey ]
/ beɪ /
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noun
an affectionate term used to address or refer to one’s girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc.: I love you, bae.
adjective bae·er, bae·est.
greatly admired or loved.
very cool; great. His accent is so totally bae!
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Origin of bae

2000–05, Americanism; probably a shortening of babe or baby

usage note for bae

Like similar uses of babe and baby , the word bae may sometimes be disparaging or offensive when used to refer to someone considered attractive or when used to address a stranger or casual acquaintance.

Other definitions for bae (2 of 3)

BAE

Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
Bureau of American Ethnology.

Other definitions for bae (3 of 3)

B.A.E.

abbreviation
Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering.
Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering.
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering.
Bachelor of Art Education.
Bachelor of Arts in Education.
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