Meaning of “babe” in the English Dictionary

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"babe" in British English

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babenoun [ C ]

uk /beɪb/ us /beɪb/

literary a small baby:

a newborn babe

informal a word you can use when you are talking to someone you love such as your wife, husband, partner, etc.:

It's up to you, babe. I'll do whatever you say.

informal a sexually attractive young person:

He's a total babe.

(Definition of “babe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"babe" in American English

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babenoun [ C ]

us /beɪb/

a small baby, or infml an affectionate way of addressing a wife, husband, or other person you love

(Definition of “babe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)