a babe in the woods

a babe in the woods

someone who has not had much experience in life A few of the players were just babes in the woods, fresh out of high school.
See also: babe, wood

a babe in the woods

  (American & Australian)
someone who has not had much experience of life and trusts other people too easily When it comes to dealing with men, she's a babe in the woods.
See also: babe, wood