English version

babe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbabebabe /beɪb/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 literaryBABY/HAVE A BABY a babybabe in arms (=one that has to be carried)2 WOMAN spoken informal a word for an attractive young woman3 TALK TO somebodyINSULT spoken informal not polite a way of speaking to a young woman, often considered offensive4 TALK TO somebodyLOVE spoken a way of speaking to someone you love, especially your wife or husband5 → babe in the woods
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babe• Rex is sleeping like a babe.• Jack could not have looked more out of place if he'd been a Baywatch babe in a nunnery.• And I really dig those cute babes looking on!• Hey, babe, how are you?• Brad's a total babe.• Except for meeting you, babe, of course.babe in arms• a woman with a babe in arms• There is a monument to those who fell - men, women, children, babes in arms and the aged.
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