A word that is now used for whoever when ever
used from girl friend to girl friend
or can be just a laugh for a boy to laugh about
"babe" is the new way of saying sweetheart and darling but just a modernised version.
alice "heya babe"
tony "hiya babe"
alice " you ok babe?"
tony "yeah im good babe"
alice "by babe"
tony "cya around babe"