- Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a girl or woman, especially an attractive one: Her roommate is a real babe!
- an attractive young man.
- (sometimes initial capital letter) an affectionate or familiar term of address (sometimes offensive when used to strangers, casual acquaintances, subordinates, etc., especially by a male to a female).
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There are parks filled with men pushing strollers and coffee shops where fathers meet their friends, babes in arms.
Bring one more nut to Washington who talks about hot Latino babes and all the rest of it.Thad Cochran Wins One for Sanity Over Tea Partier Chris McDaniel|Michael Tomasky|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is where Rose Aimee Berlanger had a recent exhibit of her bronzed babes.
They were often based on nursery rhymes, like The Death & Burial of Cock Robin or The Babes in the Wood.
When the sons of God came to earth, they came with one thing in mind: babes.The Backstory of ‘Noah’ Is Full of Giants, Horny Angels, and a Grieving God|Tim Townsend|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What children they were with their simple unmorality of artists, as ignorant of the real world as babes in a wood!Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Here was something for the "babes and sucklings" of the craft of violin making to swallow.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Ive seen a many people die, little babes and great strong men, and I know when deaths a-coming well enough.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
A Hibernian, seeing an old man and woman in the stocks, said that they put him in mind of "the babes in the wood."
Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength (founded glory).The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham