baby face


plural baby faces
: a usually rounded face that gives the impression of extreme youth and innocence
professional wrestling : a wrestler who performs the role of the sympathetic protagonist in a staged wrestling match

Examples of baby face in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Who could resist my baby face, big eyes, thick afro puffs and squeaky voice? Tanikia Carpenter, Parents, 19 Nov. 2023 Tallest player, biggest baby face, best passer … Best passer? Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 5 Oct. 2023 The teddy-bear effect: does having a baby face benefit black chief executive officers? Ncbi Rofl, Discover Magazine, 28 Oct. 2010 Still possessing a hint of the baby face that took Boston — and the entire hockey world — by storm back in 1966, Orr, 75, dished out hundreds of hugs and handshakes and posed for a plethora of pictures at the 20th annual event, which raises money for the Boston Bruins Foundation. Jim McBride,, 14 Sep. 2023 These handy products give you easier access to your child by spinning either 180 or 360 degrees on their base so the baby faces you in either direction. Laura Denby, Peoplemag, 14 Sep. 2023 The 16-year-old is 5-foot-8 and 140 pounds, a lanky kid with a baby face. Globe Columnist,, 20 Apr. 2023 Though the Guerreros had been baby faces throughout their careers, Eddie Guerrero was determined to blaze his own path and bucked family tradition by casting himself in the role of a rudo, a bad guy or heel in American wrestling. Jaime Falcón, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2023 The baby face, the talent, the sound off his bat, and the smile. Julian McWilliams,, 28 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1684, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of baby face was circa 1684

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“Baby face.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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