babe

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babe /ˈbeɪb/ noun
plural babes
babe
/ˈbeɪb/
noun
plural babes
Learner's definition of BABE
[count]
: a very young child : baby
slang
: a sexually attractive person usually used of young women
◊ This sense of babe is very informal and is sometimes considered offensive.
used as an informal way of addressing a lover, friend, etc. used especially by men to address women and by women to address men
◊ This sense of babe is very familiar in tone. Using babe to address someone you do not know well may cause offense.

babe in the woods

US
: a person who is innocent or who lacks experience
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