a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
(slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
- The babe was a wonder to behold.
- She seemed a babe although she was already thirty.
- He believes anything he's told, just like a babe in arms.
- I am not a babe in arms. I am entitled to go out for a walk by myself.
- They looked like a couple of babes in the wood.
- Do you know the woman with a babe in her arms?