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1. babe

noun. ['ˈbeɪb'] a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.

Synonyms

  • pappoose
  • newborn
  • suckling
  • abandoned infant
  • kid
  • test-tube baby
  • papoose
  • nurseling
  • blue baby
  • foundling
  • war baby
  • neonate
  • child
  • cherub
  • infant
  • newborn baby
  • nursling
  • newborn infant
  • baby

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • ancestor
  • man
  • mind

Etymology

  • babe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Babe

  • mccabe
  • staib
  • grabe
  • craib
  • rabe
  • mabe
  • laib
  • labe
  • knabe
  • gabe
  • cabe

How do you pronounce babe?

Pronounce babe as beɪb.

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UK - How to pronounce babe in British English

Example sentences of the word babe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Form-fitting black pants or black skirts work well in a motorcycle babe costume.

Quotes containing the word babe


1. Don't compare me to Babe Ruth. God gave me the opportunity and the ability to be here at the right time, at the right moment, just like he gave Babe Ruth when he was playing. I just hope I can keep doing what I've been doing - keep taking care of business.
- Sammy Sosa

2. ...I doubt very seriously whether anyone will hire me.'What do you mean, babe? You a fine boy with a good education.'Employers sense in me a denial of their values.' He rolled over onto his back. 'They fear me. I suspect that they can see that I am forced to function in a century I loathe. This was true even when I worked for the New Orleans Public Library.
- John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces

3. Babe!
- Janet Evanovich

2. babe

noun. ['ˈbeɪb'] (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.

Synonyms

  • missy
  • fille
  • young woman
  • girl
  • sister
  • baby
  • young lady

Antonyms

  • stillborn infant
  • old
  • adult
  • male offspring

Etymology

  • babe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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