Meaning of “out of the mouths of babes (and sucklings)” in the English Dictionary

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"out of the mouths of babes (and sucklings)" in British English

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out of the mouths of babes (and sucklings)

literary saying

said when a child says something that surprises you because it seems very wise

(Definition of “out of the mouths of babes (and sucklings)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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