An innocent or naive person, especially one in a difficult or dangerous environment: she was no babe in the woods and knew exactly what she was doing he knows how to handle himself in NY, unlike we mere babes in the wood who live here in Seattle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- These are not twelve-year-old babes in the woods - 76 percent of them are seventeen or eighteen years old.
- Compared to her, I was a babe in the woods.
- But we're babes in the woods when it comes to knowing what's going on with our system.
[with reference to the traditional tale Babes in the Wood, in which two children are abandoned in a wood]
Definición de babe in the woods en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.