Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 22:35

babe in arms

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English

NounEdit

babe in arms (plural babes in arms)

  1. (idiomatic) An infant.
    He was still a babe in arms, when his father died overseas.

AdjectiveEdit

babe in arms (not comparable)

  1. A likeness to an infant being cradled in the arms of a parent or caretaker.