Definition of baby face in English:

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baby face

noun

1A smooth round face like a baby’s.
Example sentences
  • In Gangs of New York Leonardo DiCaprio was blown out of the water - already cursed with a baby face the actor's very style came across as immature against the masterful performance of Day-Lewis.
  • He's small and physically childlike for his age - he looks half the size of Sue, his miserable sort-of girlfriend; there's a slight moustache on his baby face he hasn't yet bothered to shave off.
  • He still has that baby face that makes him look like Curious George on steroids, but here he turns it into an effective poker face.
1.1 (usually babyface) (In professional wrestling) a wrestler who adopts a likeable or sympathetic persona in the ring: an essential component of having a top babyface is for fans to feel compassion for them
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