dearie


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dearie - a special loved onedearie - a special loved one      
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
chosen - one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddle - a pampered darling; an effeminate man
teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
Translations

dearie

[ˈdɪərɪ] N (esp Brit) (= form of address) → cariño m; (as excl) dearie me!¡madre mía!

dearie

[ˈdɪəri] (British) n (= dear) → mon petit chéri (ma petite chérie)m/f

dearie

, deary
n (inf) usu not translated (woman to child) → Kleine(r, s); thanks for your help, dearie (to child) → vielen Dank für deine Hilfe, mein Kind
References in classic literature ?
Canler had asked for no security, and you know, dearie, what that will mean for me if papa cannot meet them.
Blythe, dearie," she remarked, unrolling some dainty material.
Blythe, dearie, it isn't to blame for being the eighth, and I kind of wished it to have one real pretty dress, just as if it WAS wanted.
However, I hope YOUR confidence will be better justified, dearie.
I have had a real placid, comfortable life, dearie, and it's just because I never cared a cent what the men thought.
There, I've finished my little dress, dearie, and the eighth baby can come as soon as it pleases.
McGregor, and then Johnny Hones, and then, dearie, your mother.
In hushed tones, my head bowed low, lamenting on a loop, the words: "Oh my, oh my, dearie, dearie, dearie me.
By John Dearie and Courtney Geduldig, Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, 2013, 246 pp.
5 billion and would also increase the percentage insurers would have to pay for certain losses to 20% (from 15%), according to John Dearie, an insurance attorney at Edwards Wildman in New York.
Shoshana cites her main influences as Nina Simone Blossom Dearie and Ahmad Jamal, yet her eclectic musical interests include not only jazz and an unabashed commitment to classic American Songbook, but musical projects much further afield.
In a decision made public on Friday, US District Judge Raymond Dearie in Brooklyn, New York, said the plaintiffs offered sufficient support for their claims that the surcharges were not "reasonably related to or based upon" fuel costs.