baby face

noun

plural baby faces
1
: a usually rounded face that gives the impression of extreme youth and innocence
2
professional wrestling : a wrestler who performs the role of the sympathetic protagonist in a staged wrestling match

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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Cite this Entry

“Baby face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baby%20face. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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