1Midlands English A baby or young child.
- ‘why does my mom keep asking me if the royal bab is born—I'm not the royal correspondent’
2Midlands English Used as a friendly form of address.‘‘I'll have an Americano, please.’ ‘Is that a big or little one, bab?’’
- ‘not looking good for the Villa, bab, is it?’
Late Middle English (in the sense ‘a baby or young child’, originally in general use): variant spelling of babe.
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